Dixon Family members register for the annual Terry Fox Run/Walk in Chesterville at NDDHS, Rotarians Hayley Cooke, John Stewart and Stan Vanden Bosch helped participants get ready for the event. Courtesy Martin Derks photo
CHESTERVILLE – The Terry Fox annual charity run took place on Sun., Sept. 17, at North Dundas District High School. There were 69 participants this year and 12 Rotarians working.
Betty Vanden Bosch estimated amounts raised, including current pledges at $12,220.75 with approximately $250,000 over the past 35 years. The Dixon family raised $4,900 and Team Mulder raised $2,700. The Top single fundraiser was Eva Gentle with $2,268, followed by Charles Grey with $1,850 and Jim Baker with $1,073.
“Rotary would like to thank everyone who participated in the run, as every cent makes a difference,” said Vanden Bosch in a later email.
From every dollar raised, 82 cents goes toward the Terry Fox Foundation for cancer research. “Thanks to everyone who participated. Their efforts are what makes the Chesterville/Winchester Run successful,” concluded Vanden Bosch.