Local Schools rally for Terry Fox School Run.
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It has been 37 years since Terry Fox began his Marathon of Hope, but his memory is alive as students in the area and across Canada take on the Terry Fox School Run.
The Terry Fox School Run is on Thursday, September 28. This event raises awareness and each year thousands of dollars are raised for a cure to cancer,
At Greentree School, the students will be participating. After a short warm-up, students will set out on the walk -run. They are host- ing “Toonies for Terry” and are encouraging students to bring a toonie to school to donate it to end cancer. They have set a goal of $2,000.
DVSS is also in the Terry Fox School Run spirit. They will be holding their event on Friday, September 29. There will be an assembly followed by the walk and then a barbecue.
Already the students have been working toward their fundraising goal. On Wednesday, September 20, they held their third annual Terry Fox Cake Auction. The bidding was fierce as they raised $2,259.
They are planning more events this week to continue to raise funds.
St. Anthony’s School has always been a great supporter of the Terry Fox School Run, and consistently ranked as one of the top schools in the Alberta, Nunavut, and NWT. Students have been sent home with pledge sheets and are garnering support. This year they have set a lofty goal of raising $7,500.
The day begins with an assembly at 10 a.m., on Thursday, September 28. At 10:15, the students head out onto the course. The total route is approximately 3 kilometers.
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DVSS students raised $2,259 at the annual Terry Fox School Run Cake Auction.