Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley host block party

Abbotsford’s Tradex hosts the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley Block Party, a new Abbotsford-based, family-oriented fundraising event for the B.C. Cancer Society on Saturday, July 16.

Abbotsford’s Tradex hosts the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley Block Party, a new Abbotsford-based, family-oriented fundraising event for the B.C. Cancer Society on Saturday, July 16.

Every fall over one hundred members of law enforcement and emergency services cycle up to two weeks across four areas of British Columbia to support children with cancer and their families.

Donations to Cops for Cancer are invested in life-saving childhood cancer research and caring support services including the acclaimed summer recreation program, Camp Goodtimes.

Bring your family to be entertained by Good for Grapes, the Canadian Band War winners, Valley Voices winners, Alexandra Hawse, Irene Lumavag and Kate Gaulton and magician Gary Savard.

There will also be a craft zone, climbing wall, bouncy castle, professional 4 x 4 off road racing drivers with their trucks, the Abbotsford

Police members will be on site with the anti-gang Hummer and a police cruiser, BC Ambulance Service will have emergency response vehicles on display along with their bike squad.

The Central Fraser Valley Search & Rescue will provide child safety information.

A Bike Decorating contest and parade will take place, with the grand prize being a ride to school on the first day in the anti-gang Hummer.

Prizes include a family pass to Agrifair, a car pass to the Abbotsford Air Show, a family pass for a VIP Chalet at Air Show, a family pass to Hockeyfest Beyond the Pond, Tradex event tickets and much more.

Activities are by donation, and you can enjoy a hot dog or burger, chips and a pop for $5.

For further information, access the Tradex website at www.fvtradex.com. Click on Event calendar, click on July 16 for event and contest details.