Rebecca Weatherford

Bike tour donation

The two-day MS ride on August 16 and 17 has cyclists riding from New Denver through Nelson and back to New Denver.

Atco Wood Products has shown its support for the West Kootenay Glacier Challenge, Scotiabank MS Bike Tour by coming on board as a gold Sponsor.

Rebecca Weatherford, with the help of Madysson and Mason, presented a  cheque for $2,500 to the West Kootenay Chapter of the MS Society.

The two-day tour on August 16 and 17 has cyclists riding from New Denver through Nelson and back to New Denver.

The distance of 222 kilometres makes it one of the longest MS Bike tours in Canada.

The proceeds support the programs and services offered to people living with multiple sclerosis in the West Kootenay and Boundary areas, as well as research to find improved treatments and a cure for MS. If you would like to register for the tour, or to make a donation, please visit  westkootenayglacierchallenge.ca.

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