On Sunday, 18th August 2013, team Culte Dentaire members; Peter Clark Ryan, David Roberts, Richard Grant-Thomson and Paul Keefer, successfully completed Rio Tinto’s two-day cycling event, journeying over 200km through Queensland scenic countryside to Conquer Cancer.
Over 1,200 riders set out on Saturday, 17th August to help raise funds for vital cancer research. We are pleased to announce that our team raised in excess of $12,000 for the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.
Thank you to everyone who donated and supported our team.
Team Culte Dentaire:
Peter Clark Ryan | David Roberts | Richard Grant-Thomson
Note: Paul Keefer not pictured
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Peter Clark Ryan, Chris Bates, Anthony Fisher and Lizzie Geraghty tackled checkpoint 5 – 6 last weekend and trekked from Bellbird Grove to Corra-Mulling Park. Michelle Fraser who successfully completed the Oxfam Trailwalker Brisbane last year also walked alongside this year’s team. The trail followed Reservoir Break with pitureque views of the dam before passing through more urban areas where we found our way through Enoggera Creek before arriving at Coora-Mulling Park in The Gap.
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We have another rider! Richard Grant-Thomson has signed up for the Rio Tinto Ride to Conquer Cancer 17 – 18 August 2013.
Peter and Richard have decided to team up in The Rio Tinto Ride to Conquer Cancer benefiting the Queensland Institute of Medical Research. They will be cycling throughout Queensland’s scenic countryside in two days under team name “Culte Dentaire”.
We’re here because we know that cancer is too big a disease to ignore. It affects everyone, maybe you, me, our parents, kids, siblings or friends. Sadly, maybe all of the above. But by riding in this event we are doing something about it. We’re rolling closer and closer to the end of cancer. It’s an awesome triumph in … Continue Reading
The Perio Care Pedestrians are walking again in 2013!
The Perio Care Pedestrians will be participating in the Oxfam Trailwalker Brisbane 2013. Held on 14 -16 June, 400 teams will walk 100km within 48 hours from Mt Glorious, through the D’Aguilar National Park, to Mt Coot-tha.
Peter Clark Ryan, Chris Bates, Anthony Fisher and Lizzie Geraghty will be walking this year. Jeremy Wheaton and Chantal McKeever will head up our support crew.
Oxfam Trailwalker is not just a tough physical challenge, it is also a rewarding fundraising endeavour, with our team raising funds to support people living in poverty around the world.
If you would like to donate to this worthy cause, visit our team page at: http://trailwalker.oxfam.org.au/brisbane/teams/team/?team_id=13950
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Perio Care is proud to announce that Emma Bowtell, Dental Assistant has gained entry into the Oral Health program at the University of Queensland. Emma is the second dental assistant at Perio Care to pursue a career in dental hygiene. Congratulations Emma, we wish you well!
Emma Bowtell graduated from Kedron State High School in 2005 and joined Perio Care in 2008 as a full time dental assistant. At the end of 2011, Emma left Perio Care to pursue a pathway into dental hygiene. Emma enrolled at the University of Queensland and studied social science throughout 2012 while also working part time at the University of Queensland Dental School. She later returned to Perio Care, assisting at our City Practice. … Continue Reading
Peter Clark Ryan’s Ride to Conquer Cancer
The Rio Tinto Ride to Conquer Cancer benefiting the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, is a cycling journey through Queensland’s countryside that I’m embarking on to help fight cancer.
It will be a challenge in a number of ways, but with my bike, my legs and your generosity, a real impact is possible.
Contribute to this event with a donation. Funds raised will support research into blood cancer at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, a worldwide leader in cancer research and discovery and one of the largest research institutes in the southern hemisphere.
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On the weekend of 15-17 June 2012, the Perio Care Pedestrians will be walking 100km to raise money and awareness for Oxfam Australia. The event is Oxfam Trailwalker Brisbane 2012. It begins at Mount Glorious and travels through D’Aguilar National Park to Mount Coot-tha.
Teams of four enter this event and have 48 hours to walk or run the 100km trail, although our team is hoping to finish in 24 hours. It’s very likely that we’ll walk through the night (with little or no sleep) until the end. The event raises vital funds for Oxfam Australia. Oxfam is an independent, secular, non-government organisation working in more than 28 countries including Indigenous Australia.
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We did it! It was long and arduous, very muddy, very steep, but we survived!
HELPING AUSSIE TEENS
The challenges that today’s teenagers face are often unique and arise from a range of different circumstances – whether it be at school, home, socially or with the police.
We don’t believe that there is a quick fix, but we do know that through a combination of great mentors, physical activity, new friends, self belief and an ongoing support network, young people can gain the confidence and skills to overcome obstacles life throws at them.
This is provided by the Kokoda Challenge Youth Program.
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