CORNWALL, Ont. — Canada’s first all-women convoy will be rolling out from the Fifth Wheel Truck Stop in Cornwall, Ont. Oct. 18.
The convoy begins at the Cornwall stop at noon and ends at the Cardinal Truck Stop, about halfway between Cornwall and Kingston, at 7:30 p.m.
The driver who collects the largest amount of donations will have the honour of leading the convoy. All proceeds will go to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
The Fifth Wheel Truck Stop is donating $1,000 worth of diesel fuel which will be divided between all participating drivers. Organizers say the event will feature a barbecue at the Cardinal Truck Stop, activities for children, as well as prizes to be won, including $500 of diesel from Ultramar Pipeline.
Registration fees at $50 per truck payable on the day of the convoy. Registration forms are available at the two participating truck stops and at www.truckstopquebec.com. The deadline to register is Oct. 1.
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