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Heartland stars will be riding through Southern B.C. to raise funds for Sophie's Place this week.
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August 26, 2014 - 12:23 PM

THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - If you are a fan of Heartland get your cameras ready, the stars of the hit Canadian show tour Southern B.C. raising funds for Sophie’s Place during a six-day motorcycle marathon.

The Cruise with a Cause marathon began Monday and first stopped in Whistler. Tuesday the stars will make their way to Cache Creek for a 1:15 p.m. meet and greet and then will be at the Sandman Signature Hotel on Lorne Street in Kamloops for 4:30.

On Wednesday, Aug. 27 the riders will head to Bannister Honda in Vernon for 2 p.m. and then will be at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Centre on Harvey Avenue in Kelowna at 10 a.m. on Aug. 28 before heading to O-Go Play in West Kelowna for 1 p.m. Friday will see the group stop at Heartland Restaurant in Princeton at noon and then the Lakeside Villa Inn in Penticton at 5 p.m. Saturday they head back to the Lower Mainland to finish their loop.

Graham Wardle, Shaun Johnston, Amber Marshall and Alisha Newton will be among the stars stopping for meet and greets along the way. They will be joined by One Bullet Down, which will provide live music on each of the stops.

The group is hoping to raise money and awareness for Sophie’s Place, a Vancouver-based child advocacy centre that provides specialized services for physically, mentally and sexually abused children.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Jennifer Stahn at jstahn@infonews.ca or call 250-819-3723. To contact an editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

Credit: Cruise with a Cause

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 — This story was updated at 1:13 p.m., Aug. 26 with additional details.

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