Unable to host its biggest annual fundraiser this year, Richmond Kajaks are hosting to garner some much-needed revenue with a document shredding event Aug. 23 at Minoru Park.
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Track and field club hosting major fundraiser Aug. 23
By Don Fennell
Published 10:27 PDT, Thu August 6, 2020
Last Updated: 2:39 PDT, Mon August 24, 2020
The COVID-19 virus wiped out the Richmond Kajaks’ biggest annual fundraiser this year. But in lieu of the BC Elementary Track and Field Championships held annually at Minoru Park, the club is hoping to generate some much-needed revenue through a different sort of initiative Aug. 23.
Kajaks are hosting a document shredding event in Steveston, at 3631 Chatham St (Robel Income Tax parking lot). Participation is by donation.
The club, long one of Canada’s most respected and successful track and field clubs in Canada dating back to its forming in 1961, has some other encouraging news to share. Although there is no competition season this year, BC Athletics has approved in-club meets. Kajaks will be hosting a throws meet Aug. 21, and a series of high jump meets starting Aug. 15. These are all sanctioned events.
Looking forward optimistically toward 2021, the club is also planning its annual Steveston Icebreaker 8K and New Balance 1K KidsRun Jan. 17.
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