Our Mom’s Story – Let Faith be Bigger than Your Fears

My name is Laurie Waldron.  I am a lifetime Winnipegger, active mom to my 23-year-old son Mathew, and I have been fortunate to work for IG Wealth Management for 30 years.

EVEN MOMMIES MISS THEIR MOMMIES

My story begins at the age of 14.  I was young, naïve and didn’t have a care in the world.  This is when I first learned that my mother had ovarian cancer.  I was on a summer trip with my parents and they both told me while we were driving to our destination.  Of course, at that age, I wasn’t quite sure what that was, but I knew it wasn’t good.

I lost my mother to this disease 6 years later when I was 20 years old.  What I witnessed and learned during those six years was how strong my mother was.  She went through so much and fought so hard but during this whole time, handled the situation with such grace.  When I look back at our time together, we had many special conversations. We talked about life, my future, what my wants and desires were, if I wanted to marry and have children, go to school or what I thought my professional life would turn out to be.  It was important to her to hear that and I now realize how important it was for me to tell her.  She told me about her mother, my grandmother who I never met.  My mother lost her own mother to ovarian cancer as well when she was about 30 years old.  She teared up and said to me, ‘Even mommies miss their mommies sometimes’. I now understand exactly what that meant – I now feel that way too.

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June 1st, Date Set For the 2019 ATV Ride For Mom!

Yes! Eastman ATV is proud to announce it will be holding the 4th annual ATV Ride For Mom in support of CancerCare Manitoba on June 1, 2019. To date with your help and other, and sponsorship we have raised over $31,000 for CancerCare Manitoba Breast Cancer.

Come out to this family oriented event and and get to know a Eastman ATV’s 80 km trail in the beautiful Sandilands area! Join Eastman ATV members and a great bunch of Outdoor Enthusiasts and help support CancerCare Manitoba!

Eastman’s trail is proudly introduced, signed and maintained by Eastman ATV members. The 80 kilometer trail is the first of its kind built on Crown Land and is sure to impress!

This year we are change things up a bit and will be starting from Suicide Hill, which is east of Marchand.

In addition to the Ride, the event includes:

  • Lunch Voucher, from BBKs. Here you can get a Hot Dog, Chips and a Drink, or a Hamburger, Chips and a Drink or you can upgrade and get other items off BBKs menu. The voucher is included with the ride.
  • Name in Door Prize Draw
  • Access to 50/50 Draw

By supporting our ride with a donation, you are helping to support CancerCare Manitoba in its work to change lives and change the course of cancer in our province. Every donation – no matter the size – is critical as we work together to stay ahead of this disease. Thank you for your consideration.

2017 Ride For Mom a Great Success, Again!!

For the second year, Eastman ATV 2017 Ride for Mom was a great success.

Deborah Nicol and Gary Greenway put countless hours towards making this event possible.  Once again Eastman ATV members, friends and family dedicated their time for a worthy cause.  These are all volunteer hours and are much appreciated. Thank you all.

A special thanks to all the people who donated online and riders and their passengers that helped raise funds for Cancercare and Eastman ATV.

Sponsors and dealers help make this event a success through their funding and participation and we value their support. We are excited that we reached our goal for this event. With the help of the ATV community and others we were able to raise $11364 for CancerCare Breast Cancer. And this makes our 2 year total: $22184