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PRESS RELEASE: Branch Out Sideshow

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History could be made this fall as Vincenzo Vipond tries to break the World Guinness Record for distance traveled on a unicycle while simultaneously juggling three objects.  Join us on Saturday, September 23rd for the first annual 'Branch Out Sideshow'! Come watch the record attempt and stay for the magical entertainment, circus performances, food, door prizes, and loads of surprises!  

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July LEAFlet: It's Getting Hot in Here

Bike Tour Hangover

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The filter on this picture is called “face-melting fun” 

Little confession; we’ve got a pretty severe case of Bike Tour Hangover. Great thing about it, it’s the exact opposite of a real hangover. Instead of nausea, we’ve got the delicious taste of TriPow in the mouth; instead of a headache, we’ve got memories of laughing at costumed riders; instead of feeling anxious, we feel exhilarated about raising funds; and instead of achy muscles… well, we’ve still got those. But regardless, what a ride! What a party! What a Bike Tour! 

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June LEAFlet: We're too excited to sleep!

Final Countdown to Bike Tour

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Polite pedal-pushers patiently pause prior to downhill plunge! 

Uhhhh, guys? We’re 11 frickin’ sleeps away from 2017 Branch Out Bike Tour! Holy h-e-double hockey stick!

Sorry for the profanity, I’m just excited because there is some Corey-Hart-level-cool stuff this year!

It’s not too late to participate! Ride, volunteer, or even just attend the banquet to get a look at a silent auction that would make Charlie Chaplin shout out.

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BTV Calgary - 7th Annual Branch Out Bike Tour

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Bike Tour is coming up! Meet our new E-trike rider and 4 time stroke survivor, Brandon Harrison. Learn about the Branch Out Bike Tour from sisters Claire and Leslie McMillan on BTV Calgary. 

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Branch Out Bike Tour Announces Electronic Trike Rider for Seventh Annual Road Ride

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Branch Out Bike Tour Announces Electronic Trike Rider for Seventh Annual Road Ride

Battery powered “etrike” rider suffered four strokes, one of which he had as he longboarded across Canada 

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May LEAFlet: Bike Tour Crunch Time!

Bike Tour Reward System, Not Just Fitness

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Like your brain? Prove it by raising funds for this sick bucket!

Remember when it wasn’t cool to wear a helmet? Mom would make you take one with you and you’d rather let it hang off your handlebars then be caught wearing it? Sure as heck weren’t about to mess up your middle part with frosted tips!

Well if you could go back in time and hand out one of these bad-boy Giro helmets, Mom would’ve never had to lecture you… they are that cool.

Best part is, you get one of these when you raise $1000! That’s right! All bike tour registrants that raise $1000 get a 2017 Giro Foray helmet!

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Alzheimers turns loved ones into strangers

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We Are Canada: The people who will help forge our future

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We Are Canada: The people who will help forge our future

Ken Dryden on the Canadians who show us what’s possible—and what Canada could be, as we enter its sesquicentennial

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Branch Out Funded neuroCAM Research on BTV Calgary

Dr. Bin Hu, a neuroscientist from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute talking about improving Parkinsons Disease through his neuroCAM technology on BT Calgary. 

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April 2017 LEAFlet:

CBC Spotlight on Crystal Phillips

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CBC with some real, quality programming (maybe we’re biased a bit)

In honour of our country’s 150th birthday, the CBC is celebrating the next generation of Canada’s change-makers through their prime-time documentary series, We Are Canada. And wouldn’t you know it, our very own executive director Crystal Phillips has been named one of just a few from across the country! A huge honour!

Starting April 9th, We Are Canada profiles three Canadians each week. You can catch Crystal’s story on April 16th, Easter Sunday! Great time to gather the family and see how Crystal and other passionate Canadians are leading Canada into the next 150 years.

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