June 14 - Donation Towards OFSSA XC Provincial Championships

                         FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP        DATE: June 14, 2017          






(PETAWAWA, ON) –Provincial Constable Jack Gibson, OPPA 10 North Branch President, presented a cheque for $500.00 to Valour JK-12 School Phys-ed Department head Rick Schroeder and issued a challenge to all Ottawa Valley Emergency Response Units, Associations, Unions, and former cross-country (XC) team members to beat or meet the donation.


Both are pictured wearing their rival 1980 XC high school team jackets. Jack Gibson (left) Deep river Mackenzie HS Mustangs and Rick Schroeder (right) Pembroke Champlain HS Coureur de Bois.


The Petawawa School is hosting the Provincial high school cross-country championships on November 4th 2017. There is also a pre-race on the 8th of October 2017. This will be one of the Valley’s biggest amateur athletic events in years with 1800 students and 5000 spectators expected to attend.


Donations, Business Sponsorships and volunteers are required to cover up front costs and make this event run smoothly. If you wish to volunteer contact Terry Service at servisst@rcdsb.on.ca or fill out their google form located on their Facebook page at OFSSA Cross Country 2017.


Donation will be accepted until July 31st 2017 to Valour JK-12 School C/O Cathy Schroeder, 19 Leeder Lane, Petawawa, On, K8H 0B8. Email: schroederc1@rcdsb.on.ca. Phone 613-687-2121.  


Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever

                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment

                Tel# (613) 732-3332

                Cell # (613) 633-7616