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Media invited to attend S.U.C.C.E.S.S. 37th Annual Walk with the Dragon in Stanley Park July 10

Posted date: July 8, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Vancouver, BC – S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is hosting its 37th annual Walk with the Dragon fundraiser in person in Stanley Park following two years of pandemic hiatus. We invite members of the media to join us at Lumberman’s Arch on Sunday, July 10 at 8:30 a.m. for the Opening Ceremonies and to cover the event.

Walk with the Dragon historically draws several thousand participants and is our largest community-based fundraising event, held in Stanley Park since 1986. Proceeds go directly to support critically essential S.U.C.C.E.S.S. programs for families, youth, women, and seniors.

The event is led by the longest Dragon in North America – the 100-foot long S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Dragon is carried by 40 martial artists who lead walkers and teams to participate in the three- or seven-kilometre routes through the park. Our family-friendly fairgrounds are open to the public, featuring live music, entertainment, activities, giveaways, prizes, carnival games and photo booths.

 

Date: Sunday, July 10, 2022

Time: Event begins at 8:30 a.m. sharp

Location: Lumberman’s Arch, Stanley Park, Vancouver BC

Fundraising goal: $420,000

Event schedule:

8:00 am Registration, Warm-up
8:30 am Opening Ceremony
9:30 am Walk Begins
10:00 am Carnival Starts
12:30 pm Finale

 

For more information
In advance: Contact [email protected].
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About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
Founded in 1973, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is one of the largest social service agencies in Canada. Our multicultural, non-profit charitable organization offers a wide range of programs and services that promote the belonging, wellness, and independence of people at all stages of their Canadian journey. Programs and services are offered in the areas of newcomer settlement, English language training, employment and entrepreneurship, family, youth and seniors programming, health education, community development, seniors care and affordable housing. Learn more at successbc.ca.

About S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation
Incorporated in 2001, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation is a charitable organization that raises funding for S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and its affiliated organizations supporting S.U.C.C.E.S.S. mandates that focus on strengthening our diverse communities. For details, please visit successfoundation.ca.

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