QUICK NAVIGATION - Find it on AjaxPickering.ca

Saturday April 29, 2017 

AjaxPickering.ca - Community Buzz

FOLLOW US!

Follow AjaxPickering.ca on Facebook
Follow Ajaxpickering.ca on Youtube
Follow AjaxPickering.ca on Twitter
Community Buzz in Ajax and Pickering

We put the ‘UNITY’ in the COMMUNITY

 sign in | join | download toolbar

Call AjaxPickering.ca - The BUZZ BUILDERS


Pickering Mayor Dave Ryan Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

 

On August 23, 2014, City of Pickering Mayor Dave Ryan along with his family and Councillor Doug Dickerson gathered in David Farr Park on Glennana Road in Pickering. Mayor Ryan had accepted the ALS Bucket Challenge from many people including Clarington Mayor Adrian Foster, PIE Restaurant Owner Jon Purdy, Dr. Kathleen Fulup of the Amberlea Animal Hospital, and Brianna - Councillor Dickerson’s Granddaughter.

Mayor Ryan chose David Farr Park for a reason. David Farr was a Pickering Councillor in the 90’s, first elected in 1994, and did not finish his term of office as he had succumbed to ALS. Having the challenge take place in the park named in the memory of the late Councillor seemed very fitting to complete the ALS ice Bucket Challenge to create awareness and raise funds to help find a cure for this terrible disease.

“I think I share a concern with you that the event is becoming more important than the actual cause that we are trying to raise money for”, said Mayor Ryan, making reference to the Ice Bucket Challenge. He continued “I am not going to nominate anyone else for the Ice Bucket Challenge, but what I am going to do it ask each and every one of you to become an ALS Hero, make your donation, and learn more about this terrible disease and help us find a cure.”

He briefly paused before he turned around to pour the remaining ice into his bucket. Being a great sport, he picked up his bucket filled with icy water and finished the challenge by dumping it over his head. In great spirits, he finished his video by saying “… now do your part”. Along with completing the challenge, Mayor Ryan has also opted to make a financial contribution to ALS.

You can view the Mayor Ryan Ice Bucket Challenge video on Youtube.com at http://youtu.be/bIS1qhHRd5M. Please join the list of people supporting ALS by making a donation at http://www.als.ca/icebucketchallenge

 

 

 



More Buzz in Ajax and Pickering...
Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca You're Invited! - Announcing the Grand Opening of X4 Drones, May 21, 2016

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca 1,000,000 PC Plus Point Winner drawn in Pickering

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca Allan's Independent Grocer Celebrates 10 years with a Complimentary Community BBQ

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca First Annual Contractor Customer Appreciation Day at The Yard Depot, Ajax

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca Bollocks Pub & Kitchen's 2nd Annual Super Bowl Tailgate Party

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca Grand Opening of Pilates by Bernadette

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca Flow Fitness Pickering Grand Opening

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca Big Mammas House Burgers and Ribs Cuts Ribbon With Chris Alexander, MP

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca West Indian Pantry Open for Business

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca Pickering's Own Personal Service Coffee is Open for Business August 27, 2013

 SHARE THIS PAGE

 

Who talking about your business or organization? Are you being talked about?

ONGOING BUZZ...

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca Don’t Use Social Media to Warn Drivers of New Year’s RIDE Check Points

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca Veridian updates its community power outage status report - 11:00 p.m. - Dec 25

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca City and Community Mourns Loss of Councillor Rick Johnson

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca Rotary Day in Ajax Benefits Kids Against Hunger

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca Discover ‘Your City’ at the Pickering Town Centre

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca Hockey Canada Announces Men's Players Nominated For 2014 Olympic Winter Games

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca Veridian updates its community power outage status report - 7 p.m.

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca Racing in Ajax Will Continue for 2013 Season!

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca Royal Canadian Legion Kicks Off 2011 Poppy Campaign

Community Buzz - AjaxPickering.ca McHappy Day 2012 - AjaxPickering.ca is Proud to be a part of McHappy Day 2012

Buzz is more than placing an ad in the paper...
Let the Buzz Builders at AjaxPickering.ca work for you.

 Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Feedback | Advertise | Submit an Event

Copyright 2007 - 2017 iGuides Canada - All rights are reserved. Business Buzz™ is a trademark of iGuides Canada. Reproduction of content is prohibited by law. Reprint rights are available.