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AFTER A YEAR of cancer treatment and surgeries

Young cancer patient feeling better for this year’s Tour de Rock

What a difference a year can make for Comox's Gabriel Callicum.

COMOX VALLEY RIDER Jennifer Faerber (front row

Comox Valley Tour de Rock rider knows what it’s like to be ‘one of those kids’

They've logged the training miles, visited Camp Goodtimes and have been fundraising for months.

Organizers and former Tour de Rock riders prepared the Comox Community Centre on Saturday. They were readying for a zumba Glow-A-Thon fundraiser Sunday to help raise cash for the Tour cause.

Zumba helping Tour

Organizers and former Tour de Rock riders prepared the Comox Community Centre on Saturday.

  • Sep 23, 2013

Courtenay school pulling out all stops for Tour de Rock

Brightly dyed hair, haircuts, head shaves and, maybe even a vice-principal kissing a pig are in the works for Valley View Elementary School.

Tour de Rock nears

Fundraising events continue in the Comox Valley as the annual Tour de Rock ride nears.

  • Aug 7, 2013
2011 Tour rider James Matsuda shaves the head of Mike Mitchell of Courtenay at Thrifty Foods.

Smiles all around during Tour de Rock stop in Comox Valley

This year's Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock stop in the Comox Valley brought smiles to supporters big and small.

2011 Tour rider James Matsuda shaves the head of Mike Mitchell of Courtenay at Thrifty Foods.
GABRIEL CALLICUM

Little Gabriel poster child for Camp Goodtimes

Gabriel Callicum smiled and looked around the crowd of cheering students inside the gym at École Robb Road Wednesday afternoon.

GABRIEL CALLICUM
LIVING WITH CANCER

Tour de Rock riders cycle into Comox Valley on Wednesday for whirlwind visit

At least four significant public events have been scheduled while Tour de Rock riders are in the Comox Valley this Wednesday and Thursday.

LIVING WITH CANCER
Cancer survivor Kymme Patrick shaves the head of Keith Foraie at the recent Dance de Rock fundraiser for Tour de Rock and the Hope Afloat dragon racing team. With his wife Holly

Dance de Rock

Cancer survivor Kymme Patrick shaves the head of Keith Foraie at the recent Dance de Rock fundraiser.

  • Sep 25, 2012
Cancer survivor Kymme Patrick shaves the head of Keith Foraie at the recent Dance de Rock fundraiser for Tour de Rock and the Hope Afloat dragon racing team. With his wife Holly

Friendly Union Bay seniors raising funds Sept. 22 for Tour de Rock

The Friendly Port Seniors of Union Bay are raising funds Saturday for the Tour de Rock.

Organizers Keith and Holly Foraie estimate their annual Dance De Rock fundraiser collected $7

Dancing for dollars

Organizers Keith and Holly Foraie estimate their annual Dance De Rock fundraiser in Courtenay collected $7,000.

  • Sep 18, 2012
Organizers Keith and Holly Foraie estimate their annual Dance De Rock fundraiser collected $7
CPL. DAVID THOMPSON from 19 Wing comox is the only 2012 Tour de Rock rider from north of Nanaimo.

Co-worker’s suffering made Tour de Rock decision an easy one

Cpl. David Thompson saw cancer's "six degrees of separation" and decided to do something about it.

CPL. DAVID THOMPSON from 19 Wing comox is the only 2012 Tour de Rock rider from north of Nanaimo.

Serious Coffee serious about supporting Tour de Rock

It can be said that most of us, if not all of us have been affected by cancer in one way or another.

TOUR DE ROCK rider David Thompson greeted supporters at Comox Co-op’s annual car wash and barbecue.

Comox Valley Co-op donates to Tour de Rock in four figures

Members and staff of Comox District Co-op managed to raise more than $1,000 for Cops for Cancer’s Tour de Rock recently.

TOUR DE ROCK rider David Thompson greeted supporters at Comox Co-op’s annual car wash and barbecue.

Dancers will do their part in Comox Valley for Tour de Rock

No matter age or experience, it's almost time to dig out the dancing shoes for a weekend of swing, two step, cha cha and more.