Jake Musgrave wants to raise awareness, funds for COVID-19 and leukemia research
a day ago By: Ben Bengtson
Jake Musgrave knows what it’s like to lose somebody close to you. Now, as a pandemic threatens people’s well-being the world over, he’s raising awareness and money so others don’t have to go through a similarly heartbreaking experience.
At the end of August Musgrave plans to bike across Canada, from Horseshoe Bay to Halifax, to raise money for leukemia research – as well as those impacted by COVID-19.
Musgrave, a lifelong North Vancouver resident, lost his dad, Randy, to leukemia when he was just eight years old.
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Looking for something to do around Midland this summer? Here are five family-friendly activities
1. Grab an ice cream cone at the Dockside Ice Cream Hut — Enjoy a delicious ice cream come at the Dockside Ice Cream Hut, located adjacent to the Boathouse Eatery at the Midland town dock. The hut is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week.
2. Spend some time at Midland’s Little Lake Park — This expansive picturesque park in the centre of town is built around a manmade lake. The park has a large beach, picnic shelters, a pavilion, several ball diamonds, a beach volleyball court, washrooms and Tony’s Restaurant.
3. Cycle or walk the Great Trail — Previously known as the Trans Canada Trail, the Great Trail runs through Tay Township, Midland and Penetanguishene. The trail runs along the shores of Georgian Bay and offers a variety of scenic lookouts onto the bay.
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The Canadian Trails Federation is pleased to add the Trailhead Canada Event – November 21-23, Gatineau-Ottawa National Trails Event to its event page.
“This single national trails event represents the best opportunity for recreational trail operators and managers to celebrate our success and showcase our work to Canada and the world”, says CTF President, Patrick Connor.
“Grâce au soutien généreux de nos membres et à notre partenariat avec Parcs Canada, nous discutons du développement d’une stratégie nationale de suivi des pistes pour tous les 360 000 km de chemins au Canada,” a déclaré Connor.
If you are a trails stakeholder you’ll want to join us in Ottawa in November!
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