Tour De Cure is a cycling foundation committed to finding a cure for cancer. Since its start in 2007 they have raised over $35 million to help fund 306 canncer research, support and prevention projects.
The students at Maria Regina enthusiastically greeted the riders as they entered their school playground and then listened intently to the presentation entitled Be Fit – Be Healthy – Be Happy. The presentation was specifically designed for Primary School students with the aim of demystifying cancer and raising awareness of the factors that can increase the risk of cancer:
The students and their school community were encouraged to make healthy lifestyle choices going forward. Students received a bag of goodies and staff members a book to reinforce the Be Fit, Be Healthy, Be Happy message.
Year 2 student Michelina said she really inspired adding “I know we need to be healthy, be fit and be happy to live a good life. We even got a pack to take home with a book, ball and cool stickers and fellow student Marco commented “We played a cool game where we had to call out the special messages the loudest. We versed the teachers and we won!