Riders raising money for Hospital

Murray to Moyne riders have been training hard to raise money for East Grampians Health Service. The two teams entered into this year’s ride are the “Cranks & Defibrillators”; the riders from both teams will cover a distance of over 525kms in two days from the Murray River at Swan Hill to the Moyne River at Port Fairy.

East Grampians Health Service, Community Liaison Officer Mr. Danny Drake said “We have an impressive group of riders for this year’s event and all riders have been training vigorously for many weeks now. It is a great effort by community members and staff of the Health Service to give up their time to fundraise for their local Health Service.

Mr Drake highlighted that this year, both teams are helping to raise money for a new Cardiac/ECG machine for the inpatient Unit at the Health Service.

This year’s riders are Alan Young (Captain of the CRANKS) and his team members Gary Brumby, Bronn Ferguson, Garry Tierney, Reuben Tierney, Lea McCourt, Glenn Howell, Jo van Opstal, Carly Croton. The Defibrillators team is Michael Kelly (Captain); Brendan Hinchcliffe, Mick Verdon, Shane Verdon, Danny Drake, Peter Armstrong, Catriona Byrne, Lisa Haddow and Charlie Reid Both teams will be supported by Graham Bull, Les Ralph, Rob Keith and Gary Hall.

The next fundraising night is a trivia night at the VRI Bowls Club on Friday 11th April at 7.00pm.Tickets are $12.00 a head, drinks will be available at bar prices. Lots great prizes to win on the night.

So please come along and have a great night while supporting your local riders. To organize a table for the trivia night contact or for further information about how to sponsor a rider contact please contact Danny Drake on 5352 9387 or danny.drake@eghs.net.au