Between now and April 29, everyone in B.C. has a chance at an $18,000 2016 Honda Civic, a Jonathon Jennings-signed BC Lions jersey, a Daniel Sedin autographed Canucks jersey, an autographed Bobby Orr Bruins jersey, more than 20 rounds of golf throughout the province, and countless other prizes.
The British Columbia New Car Dealer Association’s auction in support of Special Olympics kicks off today, April 22.
For more than 30 years, the auction has raised funds to help support the lives and individual with intellectual disabilities throughout the province.
Christina Hadley with B.C. Special Olympics says they provide opportunities for more than 4,400 athletes in nearly 60 communities across the province.
“Our year-round opportunities and programs give athletes the chance to empower themselves as they develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, and participate in sharing of skills and friendship.”
Hadley said the auction gets tremendous support from Dawson Creek Mirror’s parent company Glacier Media Inc., as well as the from the Peace Region people as a whole.
“We are so fortune that with Glacier newspaper group’s reach, that the auction gets donation sfrom around B.C., including the Peace Region. It is so key for the Special Olympic as well as,” she said.
“The Peace and Glacier help make the auction a true provincial auction with the ability to reach people across the province,” she said.
For access to the car auction site, check out www.newcardealers.ca and when prompted, entered the password Special Olympics to enter the site.