Motorcycle riders needed for charity ride leaving Comox July 21

Motorcycle riders are wanted to join a Vancouver Island charity ride that leaves Comox the morning of July 21.

Motorcycle riders are wanted to join approximately 50 motorcycle riders for a Vancouver Island charity ride to raise funds for the Military Police Fund for Blind Children and the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada.

Beginning in Comox on the morning of July 21, the ride will travel down Vancouver Island making several stops along the way and finishing at the B.C. legislature grounds in Victoria for the official closing ceremony.

To help meet the $100,000 national fundraising goal riders can pay a $25 registration fee or raise $100 or more in donations and ride for free. For those unable to participate directly they can support a rider or make a donation at any one of their stops.

Interested British Columbia riders are asked to contact Petty Officer Second Class (PO2) George Robinson, BC Provincial Ride Captain either by e-mail at George.Robinson2@forces.gc.ca or by phone at 250-661-1774.

For more information about this ride or either of the charities please visit their websites at:

• Military Police Motorcycle Ride – www.mpnmrr.ca;

• Military Police Fund for Blind Children – www.mpfbc.com;

• Children’s Wish Foundation – www.childrenswish.ca.

— Children’s Wish Foundation