FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Surrey, British Columbia, September 26th, 2008 – Beachcomber
Hot Tubs presented the Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour
de Valley with $17,211.00 raised by raffling off a $8,995
Beachcomber hot tub at the company’s factory in Surrey.
This is the fourth year that the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley has
visited the Beachcomber Factory, since 2005, when Frank Scott,
Beachcomber’s Factory Manager and brother of company founder Keith
Scott, was diagnosed with cancer.
Since that time Beachcomber employees have raised over $86,800,
through hot tub raffles and a head shave event in 2005 in support of
“We continue to honour the memory of my uncle Frank, who lost his
battle with cancer in 2005,” Says Blake Scott, Frank’s nephew and
Director of International Sales for Beachcomber Hot Tubs, “And we
appreciate the opportunity to support children and families who are
having their own battles, to help give them hope for the future.”
This year, the money was raised through a raffle draw in which
Beachcomber Founder Keith Scott donated a hot tub valued at $8,995,
as well as through donations given at a community BBQ held on Friday
Sept 26th, 2008 at the company’s factory in Surrey.
Photo Caption: From left: Tour de Valley team members, CS Steve
Andronyk, and BLEO Gord Wiederick, receive the cheque from Frank
Scott’s mother, Hilda Scott and nephew Blake Scott, joined by
Beachcomber President Jason Wharrie, and Beachcomber CFO, Almero Van
Beachcomber Hot Tub’s position of “Connecting family friends and
loved ones” seeks to provide health, happiness and well being
through the life giving properties of water.
Contact: Chris Finlayson, Marketing Services Coordinator
Phone: 800.663.6557 ext 308