UPDATE: The distance has been adjusted to reflect the new route (Sept. 5, 2012).
Radio stations throughout Nova Scotia will soon be releasing public service announcements for the world’s largest truck convoy on September 15. We are pleased to announce that the following radio stations have already confirmed their support:
- JIS – 107.1 FM (Truro)
- LITE 92.9 (Halifax)
- News 95.7 (Halifax)
- News 88.9 (Saint John)
- News 91.9 (Moncton)
To find out more about which radio stations will be broadcasting public-service announcements, you can visit our media page. Feel free to use these announcements in your community newsletter or on Facebook.
Call to Celebration
Trucks of all sizes will take part in the World’s Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics on September 15. The streets of Dartmouth, Cole Harbour, and Eastern Passage will be loaded with big rigs as they travel 37 kilometers out of Shearwater. United with law enforcement officers, the truckers plan to raise much-needed funds for Special Olympics athletes. Join in the festivities at 12 Wing Shearwater at 12 pm, where there will be food, drinks and entertainment. For more information call 1-866-299-2019 ext. 2, or visit truckconvoyns.ca.
Drivers, please be advised of the World’s Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics, which will happen on September 15 along main roads in Dartmouth, Cole Harbour, and Eastern Passage, including Pleasant Street, Portland Street, and Cole Harbour Road. This charity fundraiser expects to take up one lane on its route for approximately 2 hours, from 10:15 to noon. Law enforcement officers who have organized the event will be on the scene. For more information on the convoy’s route, please visit truckconvoyns.ca.
Calling All Truckers!
Calling all truckers: the World’s Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics needs your help! On September 15, you can join the compassionate army of commercial truck drivers as law enforcement escorts the World’s Largest Truck Convoy fundraising event from CFB Shearwater through the streets of Dartmouth, Cole Harbour, and Eastern Passage. The event will raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics athletes. This will be the first convoy of its kind in Atlantic Canada, as Nova Scotia joins three other provinces and more than 26 states. We welcome a variety of larger vehicles, including big rigs, semis, flat beds, and buses. To find out more about joining our mighty convoy, call 1-866-299-2019 ext. 2 or visit our website at truckconvoyns.ca.