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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

MP John Barlow to host Ride to Horizon Easter Seals cycling fundraiser


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Foothills cyclists will be hitting the road starting in Crowsnest Pass up to Bragg Creek to raise funds for a major renovation at Easter Seals Camp Horizon and to enjoy our beautiful region for Ride to Horizon on July 17/18.

This ride is a first of its kind in southern Alberta and was initiated by the Member of Parliament for Macleod, John Barlow.




“This is a fantastic cause directly helping great people and a great organization right here in our community. Camp Horizon is a special place – it is where I met an inspiring young girl named Elisa and where my nephew Dylan, who suffers from Crohn’s Disease, will be enjoying a week this summer.

“Plus, I can’t think of a better way to bring our communities together than enjoying the sights of our beautiful Eastern slopes.” – John Barlow, MP, Macleod

Easter Seals Camp Horizon is Alberta’s leading outdoor recreation facility for individuals of all abilities. Each year 7,500 individuals enjoy this unique facility. Of these, 1,200 are children and adults with special needs. Easter Seals Camp Horizon is the only facility in Alberta offering camp programs dedicated entirely to special needs groups each week.

To reach our goal we need your help! You can join as a rider or pledge John on his Ride to the Horizon!

For more information, to pledge a rider or to register visit http://goo.gl/UHqESv

Visit Camp Horizon’s website: www.easterseals.ab.ca/CampSite/EasterSealsCampHorizon.aspx

Background:

This is the inaugural RIDE TO HORIZON. The goal is raise $50,000 for Easter Seals Camp Horizon just outside of Bragg Creek, AB. Riders will take on two legs – each about 100km mainly along Highway 22. The start will be in Crowsnest Pass on July 17 and end at Camp Horizon on July 18. JOIN US!

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