Thursday, October 28, 2010

FRESHLY SQUEEZED & the 2011 Tubbs Romp to Stomp

FRESHLY SQUEEZED will now be bringing you updates on the 2011 Tubbs Romp to Stomp
"out breast cancer" snowshoe series in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

Stay tuned to tons of exciting blog posts and details coming soon..... In the mean time, registration is open for the 2011 event which is happening on Saturday February 19th 2011 at Scenic Caves in the Town of the Blue Mountains! Come and join us.....

Have you squeezed lemons since my last post?

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Sunday's Special Moments Captured.....

Isis Photography shares the special moments at Sunday's Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure.

Monday, October 4, 2010


CONGRATULATIONS to everyone who took part in the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure at our Collingwood Run Site yesterday. Whether you were Running, Walking, Sponsoring, Donating or Volunteering, all of YOU helped to make a HUGE difference.

Over $178,000 was raised at our Collingwood Run Site alone yesterday!

I am so PROUD to one of the Run Directors for this fantastic event and so proud of our Collingwood Run Site. We may be a small run site, but we are mighty!!! And we have been proving just that, year and year!

I want to personally Thank each of YOU. Everyone who was involved.... I want to Thank all of the Participants who come year after year and those who experienced their very first CIBC Run for the Cure yesterday. The Team Captains who put so much into each of their teams, all the donors who support someone, all of the volunteers who truly help to make the event run smoothly, I want to thank Mariane McLeod for being a fabulous MC, Sacha Law for singing the National Anthem for us, Foundation Board Member Christy Teasdale for her opening remarks, as well as CIBC Rep Larry Tomei, Hon. Helena Guergis & Mayor Chris Carrier, all of our local sponsors who help to make our site FABULOUS! Who are.....
  • Town of Collingwood, Crozier & Associates, Blue Mountain, Hanna Motors, Park Sign, Isis Photography,, Georgian Life, Escarpment Magazine, On The Bay Magazine, The Peak FM
  • and a special Thank you to our friends of the run, Panache Design Works, Storage Mart, Barrette’s, Soundscapes Dj, Lafreniere Auto Sales, C&H Security, St. John's Ambulance, ASM Marketing, 97.7 The Beach, Quench Buggy, Collingwood Gymnastics Club, Darlene Smith, Balloon Expressions, Toronto Ski Club....
I want to especially thank my Collingwood Run Committee made up of a truly fantastic group of people, who have been behind the scene's for 8 months, some 12 months working on making yesterday a fantastic day for all.

My team includes......

My Co Run Director Jason Ruttan
Teams Coordinator Michelle Federer
Route / Site Coordinator Todd Elsley
Media Coordinator Steph McLarty
Volunteer Coordinator Jenn Lavers
Co Community OutReach Coordinators Michele Smeh & Danielle Lafreniere
Registration Coordinator Avalon Molloy
Stewardship Coordinator Amanda Barron
CIBC Co Run Champions David MacLeod & Barb White

Last but certainly not least I want to thank all of the Survivors who came out to our event. Each of you are extremely special people and you have forever touched the lives of someone there yesterday. I met some fantastic ladies this weekend. So many, but Mrs. Wong ( who was our Survivor speaker yesterday ) you are an amazing woman! I Thank you for sharing your journey with our run site, and your amazing daughter Samantha who is an incredible young lady! Thank You.

Congratulations to each of the award winners at our run site.

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!

Please keep squeezing those lemons.

( Photo was taken by me )
(( I hope I didn't forget to mention anyone... It's been a long and busy weekend... ))