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Bob’s Walk for Cancer Research

Jun 25-Aug 31, 2022

At 9 am on Saturday, June 25th, Gary Averbach (in his 80th year), will embark on a solo trek from Calgary to Vancouver, walking 25-30 km per day with the goal of raising awareness andGary Averbach will walk for cancer research in memory of friends and family funds in support of research and care at BC Cancer, in memory of his cousin, business partner and friend, Robert (Bob) Golden. He will also be walking in memory of his cousins Ronnie Onkin, and Darlene Spevakow as well as long-time beloved Housekeeper, Angelita Tica, all three of whom died from this insidious disease within a 7-week period from April 5th to May 18th of this year.

The walk will begin at Olympic Park in Calgary and end sometime in August, at Jack Poole Plaza in downtown Vancouver.

Gary’s fundraising goal is $500,000!

Donations may be directed to research for the following cancers:
• Chondrosarcoma (Bob),
• Lung Cancer (Ronnie),
• Pancreatic Cancer (Angelita),
• Liver Cancer (Darlene),
• or to the Urgent Needs at BC Cancer (general cancer research)