Tour de Black Creek Bike Race & Driftwood Community Festival - Saturday, September 21‏

Location: Driftwood Community Centre (4401 Jane Street)

Join your neighbours for a great day of activities at the Driftwood Community festival!The annual Tour de Black Creek Bike Race features youth aged 10-16 racing along the residential streets of Driftwood Avenue, Jane Street, and Stong Court. There will be 150 youth racers, all having participated in an 8-week healthy lifestyle program and a safety training day during which they learned the rules of the road and safe cycling. At the race the participants receive a bicycle and safety helmet donated by Canadian Tire’s Jumpstart Program. The winning team will be awarded the George Terry Cup in honour of the late Trinidadian-Canadian elite cyclist.The annual Driftwood Community Festival showcases the diverse and vibrant groups that are home to the Driftwood Community Centre. The event features great family fun including sports, games, a youth talent show, and multicultural foods. This year’s theme is “Many Traditions, Many Cultures, One Community”.Racing begins at Driftwood Community Centre (4401 Jane Street) from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and the Driftwood Festival kicks of� at noon.Bike Race organizers include The Children’s Breakfast Club, the George Terry family, Councillor Anthony Perruzza, Toronto Police, Fire and EMS and the event will be attended by Councillor Perruzza and Toronto Police Chief Blair.For all media inquiries contact:Bike Race - Rick Gosling, The Children’s Breakfast Club, 905-474-8054, [email protected] Festival - Driftwood Community Centre - 416-395-6019

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