Two schools - Reston and VJH - top ranking fundraisers

202 Terry Fox virtual run

Virden Junior High and Reston School ranked high in fundraising among the top 50 in the 2020 Terry Fox School Run (TFSR).

Seven schools from Fort La Bosse School Division took part in the 40th Anniversary for the TFSR, raising an incredible $7896.90 for cancer research.

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Breanne Nemez of Winnipeg, for the Terry Fox Foundation, acknowledged the efforts saying, “We really can’t thank these schools enough for their dedication, which helps Canadian researchers make great strides in the fight against this disease.”

Congratulations to the following schools in FLB division that ranked in Manitoba’s Top 50 Fundraising Schools in 2020: Virden Junior High was #7 raising $3,770. Reston School was #21, raising $2,082.

Nemez said, “In 1980, Terry Fox set out on a mission to transform his dream of finding a cure for cancer into reality. Terry never faltered in his determination and perseverance and we are honoured to see the Fort La Bosse School Division family of schools bring the same strength and spirit to this fight 40 years later. Today over $800 million dollars has been raised for cancer research in Terry’s name.”

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