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Media Advisory


Blog by | April 30th, 2008


BC Cancer Foundation Media Advisory - Photo/Interview Opportunity

    VANCOUVER, April 28 /CNW/ -    WHAT    Axel Merckx, Trevor Linden and friends headline a pep rally to build    support for the Community Ride they will lead to raise funds for cancer    research at the BC Cancer Agency as part of the BC Cancer Foundation's    Westside Cycling Classic, presented by the Airey Group, on June 1.    WHEN    12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 1, 2008    WHERE    Outside BC Cancer Agency's Research Centre: 675 W. 10th Ave., Vancouver.    WHO    Tour de France veteran Axel Merckx, Canucks hero Trevor Linden, Olympic    gold medalist Ross Rebagliati, cancer survivor and fundraiser Andrew    Gregory, cancer survivor and participant, and MLA Sindi Hawkins,    cyclists and cycling fans by the dozen.    PHOTO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES    Axel Merckx, Trevor Linden, Ross Rebagliati on bikes, giving riding tips    to cancer survivor Andrew Gregory as he trains for the Community Ride.    MLA and cancer survivor Sindi Hawkins, Dr. Simon Sutcliffe, BC Cancer    Agency President and Community Ride participant.    THE CAUSE    The  BC Cancer Foundation's Westside Cycling Classic Community Ride    presented by the Airey Group  will raise funds for the BC Cancer Agency,    which provides a province-wide, population-based cancer control program    to everyone in B.C., including prevention, early detection, care and    research.    For info and to register for BC Cancer Foundation's Westside Cycling    Classic: www.cycleforcancer.com or 604 686 BIKE (2453)
For further information: MEDIA CONTACTS: Judy Hamill, BC CancerFoundation, (604) 707-5934, Cell (604) 802-6984; Chris Freimond, MediaRelations, (604) 990-1378, Cell (778) 840-2428