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Guy Poole continues search for diabetes cure

NORTHERN PENINSULA, NL – Guy Poole is hitting the roads once again this September to find a cure for diabetes.

Liz’s Walk will take place along the branch roads of the Northern Peninsula from Sept. 16-25.

Poole has been walking across Newfoundland and Labrador over the past 12 years in memory of his late wife, Liz.

The determined 74-year-old has managed to raise over $140,000, travelling some 2,800 kilometres in the process.

Guy Poole of St. Lewis on one of his previous walks.

This year, Poole will be passing through towns from St. Anthony to Plum Point, including Roddickton-Bide Arm, Main Brook, Englee, Conche, St. Lunaire-Griquet, Raleigh, St. Barbe, Bird Cove and many more on his trek to raise money and awareness for Diabetes Canada.

Locals are encouraged to come out and join him on his walk.

To receive a pledge sheet, make a donation or look for more information, the public is advised to contact Bob Mesher at 454-5333 or Felicia Chapman at 754-0953 Ext. 21 or at

50/50 tickets will be available for purchase as well.

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