Dragon boat fundraiser exceeds goal

Peterborough, ON, Canada / (CHEXTV)

The numbers are in, and they exceeded all expectations.

More than 196,500 was raised by the Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival in June. That’s 20 per cent more than the goal.

Since its inception 16 years ago, the event has raised close to three million dollars for breast cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment in Peterborough.

The one-day festival on Little Lake attracted 1,300 participants competing on 66 teams. Planning is underway for next year’s event, scheduled for Saturday June 10.


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