CEO Caucus “We’re with You” Cancer Ride 2017 Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 12 April 2017 00:00

ceo caucus bel cheque.jpg - 39.88 KbThe CEO Caucus held its second annual Cancer ride on Saturday April 8th, 2017 with the theme of this year’s ride “We’re with You”. Riders rode from mile 25 on the George Price Highway to the National Agriculture and Trade Show Grounds in Belmopan.

All cyclists, cycling enthusiasts, citizens, and those affected by cancer were encouraged to be a part of the ride to bring awareness to the terminal illness. The Caucus urged those aforementioned to join in the pledging of $50,000 toward national efforts to combat cancer. The beneficiary of the pledge was the Cancer Treatment Center of Dangriga. Their goal was in an effort to augment the capabilities of their ever increasing assessments and services.

The ride received the support of over 200 participants. Each participant had a registration fee of $25 to pay. While the fundraising target was $50,000, the Caucus received over $80,000. The Caucus initiative also received a donation from the Belize Electricity Limited. The $4000 donation was presented as a cheque to the Belize Cancer Society.

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