Riders enter trek to conquer cancer

NANAIMO – Team members commtted to raise $17,500 for B.C. Cancer Foundation

Staff employed by a plumbing company with offices in Nanaimo, Victoria and Courtenay have committed to riding 200 kilometres to fight cancer and are looking for support from the community.

Torry and Sons Plumbing and Heating has entered a team in the June 8-9 Ride to Conquer Cancer, a 200-kilometre, two-day trek from Vancouver to Seattle that happens in June, and have committed to raising $17,500 as a team for the B.C. Cancer Foundation.

Each team member has had friends or family members affected by cancer and they are hoping for community support to help reach their ambitious goal.

Money raised goes to the B.C. Cancer Foundation for research and programs to help fight all types of cancer.

To donate, please go to www.conquercancer.ca, click on the B.C. link, click on donate and type in Torry and Sons.