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Greater Essex County District School Board
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Fred Fox Visits GECDSB Schools

​NEWS RELEASE                                 

Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1

519-255- 3200


May 3, 2019

Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury

Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224

​Terry's Journey Continues

- GECDSB schools recognized for contributions to Terry Fox Foundation -

Fred Fox, the brother of Canadian icon Terry Fox, will visit 2 GECDSB schools to deliver an inspiring message of courage and strength and to thank students and staff for their efforts to support the fight against cancer.

On Monday, May 6th Fox will address the John Campbell Public School community at 1:30 p.m. JCPS raised $692.45 in their 2018 Terry Fox Run and has contributed close to $10,000 over 14 years.

Wednesday, May 8th at 9:15 a.m. Mr. Fox will speak at Belle River Public School. Over the last 5 years BRPS has raised more than $10,000 in its Terry Fox runs including $1,079.05 last year.

In the latest report issued by the Terry Fox Foundation GECDSB schools raised a total of $86,496.64 in 2018 and will likely eclipse the $1 million mark in total contributions in 2019.

​For more information contact Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224 or 519-995-5797.