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Celebrate Life in Full Colour: Colours of Hope 5K Sudbury

Add a splash of colour to your running calendar and join the Canadian Cancer Society for the 4th annual Colours of Hope 5k on Saturday, October 15th, 2016. Participants will be transformed in more ways than one during this non-competitive, family fun-filled event which celebrates life and raises important funds to fight cancer. This event is open to both women and men, all age levels! Participants will be splashed with vibrant colours as they walk, run or strut their way through the beautiful trails at Moonlight Beach and Lake Laurentian Conservation. This is one colourful event you do not......

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Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure is Canada’s largest, single-day, community-driven, fundraising event in support of breast cancer research, health education and advocacy programs. Sunday, October 2nd marks Sudbury’s 19th local CIBC Run for the Cure event. Over the last 18 events, Sudbury has raised over $3.4 million for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. What is the fundraising goal for this year and how close are you to reaching that goal? This year, our goal is to raise $115,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation! With online donations alone, our participants have raised around $25,000.......

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A NIGHT WITH A VIEW AT THE GROTTO

The Grotto is one of Sudbury’s best kept secrets. Tucked away on Van Horne St you wouldn’t really know it was there unless you were looking for it. It’s a great location for a casual walk and with those roman columns and fountain its no wonder this spot is a prime location for photo shoots of all kinds!  Everyone’s favourite hidden gem is about to get blown with A Night at the Grotto presented by Medi-I-Well. But with proceeds going back into the community to four different local charities, I think we’re ok with it! The night will feature......

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NHL X NEO Kids: Hockey Superstars Headed to Sudbury!

He shoots, he scores! Grab your family and friends and come see NHL superstars like Nick Foligno, Marcus Foligno, Andrew Desjardins, Derek MacKenzie, Zack Stortini and more live in action! The hockey pros will be taking on health pros from Health Sciences North in a battle on the ice to save lives at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. After the game, fans can even grab an autograph from their favourite player!   Tickets are $22 and can be purchased through the Sudbury Arena website or at the box office at 240 Elgin Street. The game is being hosted......

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Top 5 Places to go on a First Date In Sudbury

I have never been a fan of taking girls to the movies or a club for a first date. At the movies you just sit there and stare at a screen and debate weather or not you should grab her hand. At a Club you can’t hear anything… You need to scream to even have a slight conversation. You may not think the same as I do but I like to be able to talk to her and get to know her in a comfortable atmosphere. So if you have a first date or a second or a third......

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Get down and dirty at the 3rd annual Mudmoiselle!

The Canadian Cancer Society is pleased to host its 3rd annual Mudmoiselle; Ladies Mud Run. The event takes place Saturday, August 20th at Rotary Park-Adanac Ski Hill. Get down and dirty! Get ready for a day of mud, sweat and cheers! The Mudmoiselle obstacle course is a 5K stretch of the muckiest, filthiest, slimiest mud. This women’s-only event is open to ladies of all shapes, sizes and fitness levels. Whether you’re used to running marathons, running around the office or running after your kids. It’s where your inner child runs free while testing your endurance, strength and determination. But......

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Overcoming Adversity: Gabriel Rodrigues and the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada

Meet Gabriel Rodrigues, a Laurentian and Cambrian graduate (as well as a former star soccer player for the Voyageurs), who has been all over the news lately.  Gabriel has quite the story to tell. At an early age (around 7 years old) he was suffering from some constant dizziness, double vision, and even woke up regularly from night terrors. Obviously a concerning matter, Rodrigues’ family sent him through a gauntlet of medical appointments, culminating in a CT scan confirming a parent’s nightmare… Gabriel had a brain tumour. Following this diagnosis, he was brought to Sick Kids Toronto for surgery, upon......

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Run for Hope with the Northern Cancer Foundation!

For the second consecutive year, the Northern Cancer Foundation is holding their Walk/Run for Hope, a marathon consisting of 1km, 3km, and 5km routes through Bell Park to raise funds and awareness for the Northeast Cancer Centre. It takes place Sunday, June 12th, with registration beginning at 10:00am. We spoke with Shane Gordon, Community Development Coordinator for the Northern Cancer Foundation, about this year’s event, their 2016 goal, and what they have planned in the upcoming months! First off, can you tell us a little bit about the Walk/Run for Hope? How many years has the NCF hosted this......

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Join the Fight: NCF Walk/Run for Hope

On Sunday, June 12th, the Northern Cancer Foundation & Funds are hosting their 2016 Cancer Centre Walk/Run for Hope! The run will take place at the William Bell Gazebo at Bell Park, with registration beginning at 10:00am and the walk/run at 11:00am. This year, participants have the option to partake in a 1km, 3km, or 5km route. Registration fee is $35, which includes a Cancer Centre Walk/Run for Hope T-Shirt and lunch. All ages are welcome, as children ages 12 and under can take part for free! Grab your family and friends, get outside, and get ready to help......

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FCR: cooking up a storm for Relay For Life & Heart and Stroke!

On Friday, May 13th Freelandt Caldwell Reilly LLP (FCR) hosted a block BBQ outside their office to raise funds and awareness for the Relay for Life and Heart & Stroke Big Bike – two events members of their staff participate in every year. The FCR Community Development Committee organized the BBQ and they invited corporate colleagues and nearby business associates. Volunteers from FCR set up the venue under a corporate tent and served visitors hot dogs, hamburgers, sausages provided by the “Dog Father” (Joe and Casey Reilly) as well as drinks and a baking table. Between 11:30 a.m. and......

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