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Get Your Tickets for the Burns Bog Gala

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Celebrate British Columbia's environmental successes at the 2010 Gala hosted by the Burns Bog Conservation Society. Enjoy in a magical evening of live music, fine art, local and organic cuisine, and inspirational speakers to recognize some extraordinary people who help keep our planet healthy. The Burns Bog Conservation Society is proud to announce that Ray Zahab will also be sharing his inspirational stories and experiences at the Burns Bog Gala, taking place on September 24th 2010 at 7778-152 St. Surrey. Tickets are $75 and include a dinner based on the 100 mile diet, a silent auction and entertainment. All proceeds will go to educational programming at the Society

Want to get involved? The folks at the Burns Bog Society are currently looking for artists, performers, sponsors, volunteers and donations for this event. If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity please contact the organizers at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or phone 604.572.0373. You can download a ticket ordering form here. For more information visit www.burnsbog.org/gala

Then, strap on your running shoes and join Canada's ultra - marathoner and adventure athlete, Ray Zahab, for the 'Jog for the Bog' on September 26th 2010.

Mr. Zahab has competed in adventure racing challenges all over the world including the grueling 250km Gobi March and Libyan Challenge as well as expeditions to Baffin Island, Tunisia and the South Pole. In 2007, Zahab's love of running brought him to the Sahara Desert. After witnessing and experiencing the water crisis and malaria epidemic in Africa, he decided to dedicate his future to raising awareness and funding for causes that he supports and believes in. Zahab is a member of the board of Directors of the Ryan's Well Foundation He is the official Athletic Ambassador to the ONExONE organization and a representative of SpreadTheNet. In 2008, Ray founded impossible2Possible (i2P), an organization that aims to inspire and educate youth through adventure learning, and inclusion and participation in expeditions. Zahab will be participating in this year's Jog for the Bog, showing his support to conserve and protect Burns Bog, by running the 40km bog race route. All race participants will be able to run with Zahab for the last 10km of the race and a few lucky runners who are able to raise $2,000 in pledges will get the opportunity to run with Zahab for the entire race.

For more information on the Jog for the Bog race and Gala dinner visit: www.jogforthebog.org

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