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PEI To Host Drive For Charity

Published: May 30, 2017 9:29 pm ET

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Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park and Red Shores Summerside are gearing up for a busy season with exciting race series, signature events, the World Driving Championship and the sixth annual Drive for Charity, presented by Red Shores.

The Drive for Charity event features 11 of Prince Edward Island’s top harness drivers, based on 2016 statistics from Charlottetown and Summerside racetracks. The drivers will partner with Island businesses to raise money for local charities. Each win will earn $25 toward their charity.

Here are the participating businesses, drivers and their charities.

• Red Shores Racetrack & Casino– Jason Hughes – PEI Hospice Foundation

• Daniel R Ross Ltd – Gary Chappell – Camp Gencheff

• Meridian Farms – Gilles Barrieau – Kidsport PEI

• A&M Snow Removal – Walter Cheverie – MS Society

• Hansen Electric – Adam Merner – Canadian Mental Health

• MacQuarrie’s Meats – Ken Murphy – Upper Room Food Bank

• Metro Home Building Centre – Mike McGuigan – Dreams Take Flight

• Ocean 100 – Marc Campbell– Olivia Ruth MacLeod Memorial Fund with the Holland College Foundation

• Charlottetown Veterinary Clinic – Terry Gallant – Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation in memory of Shelley Gass

• MacRae Backhoe and Trucking– Corey MacPherson – Santa’s Angel’s

• ‘Syntrak Print and Graphic Design – Kenny Arsenault – Autism Society of PEI

The promotion begins on Thursday June 1st, 2017 and wraps up on October 29th, 2017. The official draw was held Tuesday during a reception in the Top of the Park.


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