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Tour de Rock arrives in the valley next week

Tour de Rock supporters Chad Conrad (manager of Mr. Mikes Steakhouse & Bar), Al Watson (manager of Duncan Thrifty Foods), RCMP Cpl. Jon Stewart, and Linda Whittome (manager of Beverly Corners Coast Capitals Savings) are selling tickets to the annual Tour de Rock Red Serge Dinner. The dinner is on Oct. 2 at Mr. Mikes at 6 p.m.  Tickets are $40 each available at Coast Capitals Savings, Duncan-North Cowichan RCMP Detachment, Cowichan Community Policing, and Mr. Mikes. - Andrew Leong
Tour de Rock supporters Chad Conrad (manager of Mr. Mikes Steakhouse & Bar), Al Watson (manager of Duncan Thrifty Foods), RCMP Cpl. Jon Stewart, and Linda Whittome (manager of Beverly Corners Coast Capitals Savings) are selling tickets to the annual Tour de Rock Red Serge Dinner. The dinner is on Oct. 2 at Mr. Mikes at 6 p.m. Tickets are $40 each available at Coast Capitals Savings, Duncan-North Cowichan RCMP Detachment, Cowichan Community Policing, and Mr. Mikes.
— image credit: Andrew Leong

It may seem too soon, but the riders are upon us.

The annual Tour de Rock, featuring a team of RCMP, Canadian Forces city police and media riders is on the road.

They are scheduled to be in Alberni today and officially arrive in the Cowichan Valley Tuesday.

Local events that day include:

• Join the Tour de Rock team for breakfast at the Chemainus Legion, which will be taking place from 7:45 to 9 a.m.

• Come out to Beverly Corners from 1 to 4 p.m. to greet the team at this community stop.

• Come out and join the Tour de Rock team, when they make a stop in Duncan, at this dinner hosted by Mr. Mike’s Steakhouse and Bar. This event will begin at 6 p.m. and tickets can be purchased for $40 at Thrifty Foods, Coast Capital Savings and the RCMP detachment.

And the next day in Mill Bay:

• Pancake Breakfast and Head Shave, Mill Bay. Come out and take in some fun at the Mill Bay Shopping Centre as there will be a pancake breakfast hosted by the South Cowichan Rotary Club, Wednesday, Oct. 3.

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