Comox Valley events planned to help Tour de Rock

The many supporters of the annual Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock fundraiser have many events scheduled.

The many supporters of the annual Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock fundraiser have many events scheduled.

Here’s a partial list:

Aug. 8 — Movie on The Green, Crown Isle Resort

Courtenay. Despicable Me will be on the big screen, as Crown Isle turns the driving range into an open-air movie theatre. Admission by donation to Tour de Rock.

Bring your lawnchairs and blankets. Show begins at dusk. For more information contact Patti Mertz, pmertz@bc.cancer.ca.

Here’s a partial list:

Aug. 13 — Applebee’s Tour de Rock Pancake Breakfast, Courtenay.

Start your weekend with a great breakfast and support the cause!

8 to 11:30 a.m. $10 per person, limited seating. Advance tickets at Applebee’s or contact Patti Mertz at pmertz@bc.cancer.ca

Aug. 18 — Tour de Rock Burgers and Beverages, Courtenay.

Come down and enjoy delicious black angus burgers and beverages at the Crown Isle Resort in the ballroom. Open to all ages. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $15. This event will run from 5 to 8 p.m.

Sept. 9 — Annual Dance de Rock Workshop, Florence Filberg Centre, Courtenay. Workshops available for all levels: beginners to intermediate in West Coast swing, night club, cha-cha, hustle, two-step, waltz and triple 2. Contact Keith or Holly soon at 250-871-2513 or dancederock@shaw.ca. Visit www.dancederock.ca for further information.

Sept. 28 — Tour de Rock Golf Tournament, Crown Isle Resort. For information: pmertz@bc.cancer.ca.

Sept. 28 — Tour de Rock Flambé. This year’s Comox Valley Gala, with a fun new twist! Mix and mingle while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and FUN-draising for Tour de Rock.

James Matsuda and Steve Trevor of the Comox RCMP are participating in this year’s ride, which begins Sept. 24 in Port Alice, arrives Sept. 28 in the Comox Valley and finishes Oct. 7 in Victoria.

— Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock

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