b'Coming up on Sunday September 15Volunteering at the localSunday,September15. Terry Fox Run is a familyRegistration is at 8 a.m. at a air for the Kreider fam- thefairgrounds,andthe ily of Port Perry. event starts at 9 a.m. The We all look forward tofestive day begins with an it, as a family, commentedaerobics workout, and in-DadSteveKreider.Thecludes BBQs and childrens kidswereprettyyoungactivities.Routemaps, when they started helpingsponsorshipopportuni-at the water station. Theyties and registration is all still want to do it!availableonlineatwww.Elorais18now,andDerianisKim said that they started volun- terryfox.ca/terryfoxrun/portperry. 21. Since 2010, they have teamed upteering to be part of the community inOrganizerElizabethMcArthur with their parents Steve and Kim, totheir hometown, and to set an exam- said that usually 400-500 participate, hand out cups of water to thirsty par- ple to their kids about helping others. plus countless volunteers.ticipants.TheKreidersplayupbeatItsareallygoodfamilytime,Althoughpeoplewhodonate music at their water station on WaterKim commented. The Kreiders havethousandsofdollarsareincred-St. near the boat launch, and enthusi- resided in Port Perry for 19 years, soibly appreciated, so are people who astically cheer everyone on.they know a lot of local people, whogiveonedollar,shecommented, Sometimes we even have pom- wave and smile as they pass by, whichnotingthatTerryoncesaidthatif poms! commented Steve. And theremakes it so much fun, she added. every Canadian donated one dollar, are treats for the dogs! When the Kreider family startedit would really add up. It was Terry KimandIarebothrunners,out volunteering at the Terry Fox RunFoxsphilosophythatfundraising said Steve, so we know how mucha decade ago, cancer had not touchedto cure all cancers was a team e ort. people appreciate a refreshing drinktheir family. But you never know,Elizabeth explained, Thats what the of water. Kimsaid.Sincethen,StevesDadTerry Fox Runs are all about, to con-Terry Fox Run participants have apassed away suddenly from cancer,tinue his legacy. Everyone is invited choice of ways to participate. Someand two of Kims relatives have beento join in on the morning of the 15th walk,withorwithouttheirdogs.diagnosed.in the spirit of teamwork.Others cycle or run. There are one,The 26th annual Port Perry TerryPlease turn to page 26 FoxRunwillbeheldthisyearonve or ten km routes to choose from.FOCUS - SEPTEMBER 201925'