/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Highway of Heroes Salute Ride/

TORONTO, July 8 /CNW/ - Media are invited to cover the 2nd Annual, Highway of Heroes "Salute Ride", a benefit motorcycle ride from Oshawa to Trenton in support of Wounded Warriors.ca.

The ride occurs on Saturday July 17 and covers approximately 125km, starting in Oshawa, a lunch stop on the Cobourg waterfront and ending at the base museum at Canadian Forces Base Trenton.

    
    Mackie Harley-Davidson (880 Champlain Avenue, Oshawa, Ont.)
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    8:30 a.m. - Registration
    10 a.m. - Depart Oshawa
    Coffee and pastries courtesy of Nikki Dupuis, Starbucks Cafe

    Victoria Park (Cobourg, Ont.)
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    Noon - Lunch stop for registered bikers
    Hosted by Mr. William Patchett

    CFB Trenton - Base Museum grounds
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    2:15 p.m. - Closing event
    

Wounded Warriors.ca is an independent not-for-profit charity that supports Canadian soldiers wounded overseas. It is primarily a fundraising mechanism that supports existing programs that tend to injured soldiers. In four years, Wounded Warriors.ca has raised approximately $1-million. The health of this fund is a credit to the benevolence of Canadian corporations and citizens alike.

The Salute Ride is equally well-supported by local supporters. Performances in Oshawa will include The Highland Creek Pipes & Drums as well as Michael T. Wall "The Singing Newfoundlander" accompanied by Wolfe Milestone. In Cobourg, Zsuzsana Summer will perform a special song at the lunch stop. At the end, refreshments are supplied by the Tim Hortons of Trenton.

Interested media should contact ride organizer Debbie Bishop-Chambers at ddbc@powergate.ca or for more info at www.saluteride.ca.

SOURCE Wounded Warriors Canada

For further information: For further information: Debbie Bishop-Chambers, at ddbc@powergate.ca, or for more info at www.saluteride.ca


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