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2021 George E. Smith Memorial Fire Truck Pull in Support of the YMCA of Eastern Ontario is Being Held October 16th in Brockville

 

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Brockville – The 2021 George E. Smith Memorial Fire Truck Pull in support of the YMCA of Eastern Ontario is set to take place on Saturday, October 16th at the Y in Brockville.

The YMCA of Eastern Ontario’s annual fire truck pull has become a community favourite with teams raising money for the Y and competing for bragging rights, year after year.

For the second year, the YMCA is pleased to recognize George E. Smith’s lifelong contribution to the health and wellness of the Brockville and area community by naming the event the George E. Smith Memorial Fire Truck Pull.

George was a long-time volunteer at the Y, as a chair and president of the Brockville and Area YMCA Board of Directors, as a committee member helping to raise funds for a new Y building, and as a member and chair of many annual giving campaigns. He was named the YMCA Volunteer of the Year in 2008, receiving the Dr. Stanley “Y” Values Award.

Date: October 16, 2021
Location: Brockville YMCA, 345 Park St., Brockville
Check-in: 8:30 am

You can register teams of 8 or support a team here: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/ymca-of-eastern-ontario/p2p/Firetruck-Pull-2021/

Get your team together to have some fun and raise money for your YMCA’s financial assistance program!

Teams: 8 per team
Cost: $480 per team or $60 per individual
Deadline to register: October 14th

The George E. Smith Memorial Fire Truck Pull is proudly presented by Burnbrae Farms and the YMCA of Eastern Ontario

The George E. Smith Memorial Fire Truck Pull raises funds for the YMCA’s financial assistance program that provides support to those in our community who would not otherwise be able to access the Y’s programs and services. The need in the community has grown during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid protocols for 2021

The YMCA is working with public health to create a safe environment.

  • Maintain social distancing of 6 ft when possible
  • Wear a mask when not able to maintain 6 ft distance
  • A self-screening questionnaire and vaccine declaration must be completed.
  • No audiences or cheerleaders
  • Staggered start times
  • Separate areas for each team
  • Gloves and masks are required

For more information, please contact Anita Mercier at anita.mercier@eo.ymca.ca.