Media Advisory - Cycling for Thyroid Cancer Research - Victoria to Halifax

HALIFAX, June 29 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, June 30, 2010, cyclist Gary Jones will complete his Victoria to Halifax cycling odyssey with a ceremonial dipping of his bicycle tire in Halifax Harbour. Gary, a 65-year-old retired truck driver, is a thyroid cancer survivor whose cycling fundraiser is expected to raise a grand total of $25,000 to benefit thyroid cancer awareness and research at the QEII Health Sciences Centre and cancer research at the Canadian Cancer Society.

    The media are welcome to attend the completion of Gary's odyssey.
    Date: Wednesday, June 30, 2010
    Location: Black Rock Beach, Point Pleasant Park
    Time: 3 pm

SOURCE QEII Foundation

For further information: For further information: Steve Jennex, Director of Communications, QEII Foundation, (902) 473-5591

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