KELOWNA, BC — Another early fall and the Heat men’s and women’s volleyball teams have just begun practicing together as a team but find time to take a break from training to lend a hand for a great cause.
The Heat student athletes were among more than 250 people took part in the Parkinson SuperWalk at the Waterfront Park on Saturday, one of more than 20 communities across the province of B.C. during the weekend of September 10th – 11th.
Saturday’s walk raised $50,002 through sponsorships of those walking, beating the previous record of $44,700.
This was the seventh time the walk has been held in Kelowna, and the 39th year walks have been held across Canada.
Money raised from SuperWalk will help the Parkinson Society British Columbia to provide essential programs and services to the 13,300 individuals and their families who live with Parkinson’s in BC.
Go to their website for more on the event and the charity. http://www.parkinson.bc.ca/