Barry Neigel, Owner of The Husky Travel Centre on the 401 Presents Bob Facca, "Louie's Grandpa Walks to Defeat Duchennes" with the 2012 Husky Hero of the Year Award, plus $500 in Husky Travel Centre Gift Certificates.
Bob was named a Husky Hero as 'Louie's Grandpa walks to defeat Duchenne'.
Bob walked to raise money to help find a cure for Duchenne (Do-SHEN) muscular dystrophy. He walked 500 KM's from Owen Sound to London – May 7 to May 30. As Husky Hero of the Year - Bob has also decided to share his winning prize with his fellow 'Husky Hero of the Year' finalists Nancy Lester of Tillsonburg, Jean Tucker from Komoka, and Shari Mills of St.Thomas.
For more information on Jessie's Journey , Louie's Grandpa walks to defeat Duchenne go to www.jessesjourney.com.
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