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The Elle Shape crew was ready to Hike for Hospice May 6 at the Port Elgin Main Beach. From left, Cindy Reid, Jenna Ribey, Laura Ribey, Grace Kaufman, and Sandy Ribey.

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The Grey Bruce Hike for Hospice held an inaugural walk May 6 in Saugeen Shores which saw approximately 20 participants raise $2,539 in in-person donations, with additional online donations still accumulating at the time of publishing, for the Chapman House – Grey Bruce Residential Hospice.

A nation-wide event, the Hike was organized locally by Chapman House and took place in eight communities across Grey and Bruce counties in support of the end-of-life care facility in Owen Sound. The Saugeen Shores event kicked off at the Port Elgin Main Beach Pavilion.

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With online donations still coming in, organizers were able to tally $2,539 from in-person donations from the Saugeen Shores edition of the Hike for Hospice in support of Chapman House in Owen Sound.

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Janet Squires and dalmatian Caleb Tibbitts, walked the Grey Bruce Hike for Hospice representing the Southampton Pet Hospital May 6.

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With many “hikers” getting a head start the “stragglers” were excited to catch-up to the other participants in the Hike for Hospice May 6.

Editor's Note: The original version of this article had Grace Kaufman listed as Grace Ribey. The information has been corrected above.