TORONTO, July 7 /CNW/ - On Sunday June 29th at 11:00am, a group of
corporate executives (Michael Beckette, Louie Bettio, Bari Librock, and
Kris Budisa from Mortgage Alliance) left Horse Shoe B.C. and started on their
7,000 kilometer trek to their final destination - arriving in Halifax N.S. on
Before they officially departed from Trev Deely Harley Davidson,
Vancouver B.C. at 12:00pm, that same day, they had already raised over
$45,000.00 - now they have raised over $65,000 towards their ultimate goal of
raising $100,000 for the Weekend to End Breast Cancer!
The group has been followed on their journey with a 16ft cube van that
was generously donated by National Car Rental. The van is wrapped with all the
logos of the group's Diamond corporate sponsors. Over the past 8 days, the
group has made scheduled stops across the country where events have been
set-up to both welcome the team and to raise funds for this great cause.
The MAC Sea-to-Sea Ride (which has received national media coverage from
radio public-service-announcements) has been chronicled daily on the
www.macdonate.com web-site where well-wishers have been following their
journey and sending messages to the group - and have also made donations!
The group will be arriving at the GMAC Realty office on 233 Bedford
Highway, Halifax, NS at 5pm for their finale and would be happy to be
interviewed by you so you can share this exciting story and adventure with
The group has already been joined by hundreds of motorcycle riders along
their cross-country journey who had already signed up to participate on
specific regional segments of the ride.
For further information:
For further information: Call Christa White at (647) 404-6150 or Melissa
Rizzi at (416) 274-5021 for all the details and for any enquiries regarding
the scheduled up-coming events being held across the country