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As official Primary Sponsor of the Mercedes-Benz Oakville 10K presented by New Balance for the third consecutive year, The Rocca Sisters & Associates invite you to come out and join us on Sunday, April 24th! #MindOverMileage
This fantastic event raises much needed funds for The Lighthouse, a registered charity providing peer support for grieving children, youth and their families in Halton and Peel.
Registration is still underway at mercedes10k.com. Use promo code ROCCA10 and save $10 off your registration fee.
With several categories to choose from, there is something for every age and stage. Plus the course is spectacular, taking you through beautiful downtown Oakville.
5k School Challenge
1K Junior Jog for those 12 and under
Toddler Trot for those 5 and under
Family Fun Zone
One lucky 5K or 10K finisher will win this year’s grand prize, a one-year lease on a 2016 GLA 250!
Spectators are also encouraged to cheer everyone on and pledge a runner or walker or donate. Two anonymous donors will match all pledges to runners and walkers up to $50,000, with all proceeds going to The Lighthouse Foundation. But that’s not all, Expedia Cruise Ship Centres Oakville South is giving away a free cruise to one lucky fundraiser. Every $100 raised is equal to a ballot for entry.
New this year, for those looking for a green alternative, how about biking to and from the race? Take advantage of bike valet service provided by Velofix.
The Rocca Sisters & Associates know that the greater our success, the greater our ability and responsibility to make positive change in our world. Be sure to stop by the Rocca Sisters & Associates tent on event day to warm up with a cup of free hot apple cider or hot chocolate! We look forward to seeing you on April 24th!
Ranked number 1 in Hamilton/Burlington for Royal LePage for six consecutive years (2010-2015), and number 3 in Canada for Royal LePage for three consecutive years (2013-2015) for sales production and volume, the Rocca Sisters & Associates pride themselves on having a full-service, highly-responsive team of professionals who provide added value to your real estate experience.
On Thursday, February 4th, the world will unite to spread the message that ‘We can. I can’ help prevent and fight cancer. World Cancer Day 2016 aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about this devastating disease that has affected so many of us in one way or another.
Currently, 8.2 million people die from cancer worldwide every year, out of which, 4 million people die prematurely (aged 30-69)*. That is such a staggering statistic! A vital part of striving to conquer cancer is awareness. Learning and paying attention to the tell-tale symptoms is incredibly important along with regular checkups and physicals. An integral part of winning the battle is early detection and prevention.
The 2016 World Cancer Day theme, ‘We Can. I can’, explores how everyone – as a collective or as individuals – can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer. This is a day of reflection and action – whether that is running your own campaign, attending an event, donating or simply sharing your story, raise your voice and join the others around the world to push for greater awareness.
Like many in our community, we ourselves have been touched and greatly impacted by Cancer. In 2004, our Mom was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer by chance during a routine checkup. Mom’s cancer was already in an advanced stage. With hope, determination, support from family & friends, and a strong faith she fought hard for five years until she lost her battle. We still cherish the years we had with our mom and like everyone who loses a loved one, our time was cut far too short. We yearn to embrace her each and every day, but we continue to fight the war against cancer in her honour.
Life gets busy, but it is so important to make time for regular checkups and physicals – and encourage your family and friends to do the same. Through prevention and early detection we can help save lives. Get involved, learn and share. To learn more about our story and our Cancer Initiatives, please visit our website, www.roccasisters.ca.
We invite you to join the World Cancer Day ‘Talking Hands’ Social Media campaign on Feb. 4th. Write a supportive message on your hand using the ‘We can. I can’ theme. Then take a picture of the message and share it on social media. We would love to see your messages, so please tag The Rocca Sisters & Associates in your posts. For more information on this campaign, please visit www.worldcancerday.org.