Ride for a Reason Raises $12,000 for Local Medical Needs

Submitted by: Sharla Haluschak

Our Ride for a Reason Poker Run was successful again this year!

Our little bike group with a big heart, along with awesome support from the Valley was able to donate $10,000.00 to Robert MacLeod and $2,000.00 to Nelson Church for their medical needs.

Winners of the Poker hands:
1st Karen Formo $440
2nd Don Bobick $240
3rd Ryan Peterson (who donated his winnings of $175 bask)

50/50 winner: Gord Zamzow $2,905
Ghost hand winner: $350

We would like to thank all of our volunteers and sponsors:
John Wiebe
Franz Wiebe
Tyler Bjerland
Mykula Contracting
BJ Denture Clinic
Nas Floating
The Look
Don and Cindy Bobick
Valley Bearing
C and G Farms
730 CKDM
734 Custom Apparel
Skin Studio by M
William Woytkiw
Grant Kurian Trucking
Spruce Products
Lloyd Church / Gmax
Tamarack Creek Farms
Pattison Agriculture Limited Swan River
Blazenko Farms
Cook Bros
Maggie Yestrau
Spicer Drywall
Star and Times
Tammela Bobick
Yorkton Perrish and Heimbecker
Drive in Heavy Duty
Wohlgemuth Farms
Jay Barkman
Greg Penner
Larry McKay
Swan Valley Credit Union
Mountainside Unloading
Campbell Construction
Denise Gogol
Qwik Stop
Formo Motors

Thank you to the Swan River Lions for hosting our pancake breakfast and for the donation of $1000.00

Thanks to Jody and Ginger at Drive In Heavy Duty for supplying the supper and to Jody for manning the grill.

Thanks to Ginger, Rhett and Dawson logistics for the stop in Dauphin. Also thanks to Cloe, Nathan, Ethelbert Gas Station and Winnipegosis Bar for those stops.

Thank you again to all who made this possible and we hope to see you all again next year.