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2010 Volunteers

Ride Organizer Ken Bonner would like to thank his VanIsle team:

Many thanks to:

Jaye Haworth -- Logo/Rider Numbers Creator

Margot Bonner --
Route Development

Graeme Sheeley -- Cue Sheet-Control Card Development
Dave Macmurchie --
Cue Sheet-Control Card Development

Mike & Brynne Croy -- Rider-Bike Check at Comfort Inn (In Charge)
Holland Gidney -- Rider-Bike Check at Comfort Inn
Steve Mahovolic -- Rider-Bike Check at Comfort Inn

Graham Fishlock -- Chemainus Control

Dave Cambon -- Cambell River Control (In Charge)
Dewain Emrich -- Cambell River Control
Martin Williams -- Cambell River Control

Lana Turner -- Gold River Control

Carol Hinde -- Woss Control (In Charge)
Dave Macmurchie -- Woss Control (In Charge)

Dave Cambon -- Official VanIsle 1200 Photographer

BC Randonneurs Cycling Club:
Thanks to the club executive for approving and supporting the 2nd VanIsle 1200
Eric Fergusson -- VanIsle web pages; and support by riding the event
Cheryl Lynch -- Processing memberships, waivers and control cards
Ross Nichol -- Processing payments, reimbursements and paying the bills

Thanks also to the following businesses that accommodated the VanIsle 1200:

To the organizations who provided free product/services:
· Victoria Tourist Bureau -- various brochures, including out of print cycling map of Vancouver Island
· Local MLA and MP offices -- BC pins and Canada pins
· Save-On Foods for reuseable shopping bags
· Body-Glide for containers of BodyGlide for riders and volunteers
· Prairie Inn Harriers Running Club – large water containers
· CHEK TV – Filmed interviews with first finisher and oldest participant; news clip on oldest participant on Sunday night news
· Victoria Times-Colonist – article on Sports Page
· Island Sports News – article on web-based sports news under ‘cycling’ http://islandsportsnews.net/?cat=163

To the businesses which were available as ‘Control Points’:
· Tim Hortons – Ravine Way, Saanich (Victoria); and, Nanaimo, South Plaza
· Subway – Chemainus
· MacDondalds-Petro-Can -- Nanaimo (north)
· Shell Canada Convenience Store– Qualicum Beach
· Esso Convenience Store – Port Hardy

To the businesses which provided billed services:
· Randonneurs Mondiaux – 1200+ km. medals (to be distributed)
· Out of the Blue Designs – Event T-Shirts; VanIsle 1200 medals, printing on reflective items
· Comfort Inn – Finlayson & Blanshard, Victoria – Rider-Bike Check Room; Storage Room; Post-Ride Event Meal space and special room rates
· JogaLite – reflective triangles and wrist-ankle straps
· Mountain Equipment Co-op – reflective strips for bicycles
· Budget Truck Rental – cargo van for riders’ drop bags
· Campbell River Lodge (control room and volunteer staff sleeping room)
· Gold River Chalet (control room)
· Rugged Mountain Motel – Woss – (control room and volunteer staff sleeping room)

Thank you to everyone that contributed to the success of the 2nd VanIsle 1200 !!