North Country Against Cancer presents checks from 17th annual SpokerRide

SACKETS HARBOR, NY  –  North Country Against Cancer recently presented
checks to two non-profit organizations from proceeds raised at the 17th Annual
SpokerRide held Saturday, July 27, 2019.

The event saw more than $12,500 raised for the American Cancer Society and
the Volunteer Transportation Center, Inc., with the proceeds split between the two

Organizers Jeff and Steve Wood presented the checks to American Cancer
Society Community Executive Donald J. Boshart and Volunteer Transportation
Center Foundation Director Jeremiah S. Papineau.

This year’s event also saw 160 individuals participate among the three courses
offered: a 30-mile (beginner/intermediate) course, 50-mile (advanced) course, and
novice 10-mile fun course available for those riders that want to participate but not
race. All three courses started and ended in Sackets Harbor.

This year’s event was underwritten by Samaritan Medical Center, Stewart’s
Shops, Westelcom, Hi-Lite Airfield Services and the Black River Adventurers Shop.

Additional support was provided by the Sackets Harbor Chamber of Commerce;
Johnson Lumber, LLC; The Clipper Inn; Crowley & Halloran, CPAs, P.C.;
Derouin’s Plumbing & Heating Inc.; Watertown Family YMCA; Watertown Savings
Bank and Independent Medical Evaluation Company (IMEC).

Since its inception, the SpokerRide has raised more than $148,500 through
sponsorship and through the participation of more than 2,500 riders for organizations providing support to those living with cancer, seeing through the vision of North Country Against Cancer, a group of survivors and supporters touched by cancer and willing to give back to those that are fighting this disease.

Those interested in sponsor or participating in next year’s SpokerRide may visit for more information about the event. Registration links for
next year’s event will be active soon. Once active, click on the Registration link or
send a completed registration for with payment to North Country Against Cancer,
24685 State Route 37, Watertown, N.Y. 13601.

For more information or to register, contact organizer Jeff Wood at 315-783-6258 or