Pedals over Cancer Bike-a-Thon raises more than $6,000

This year the second annual Pedal Over Cancer Bike-a-Thon was held Sept 12.

Bike riders and a raffle of lotto ticket trees helped to raise $6,134. The money was split between the Sauk Valley Pink Fire Truck from Rock Falls and Valley Regional Health Services (Illinois Cancer Care) in Peru. These donations will be able to allow each organization to help local families who are fighting cancer.

The 2020 sponsors were: Dawgz Dugout, Debo Ace Hardware, Depue Mechanical-James Jacobsen Jr., DePue Men’s Club, Grassers’s Plumbing & Heating, Heartland Bank & Trust, Janko Realty & Development, McDonald’s of Spring Valley, Northwestern Mutual-Nicholas Potthoff, Passini’s Wood Fire Pizza, Spring Valley Chiropractic-Michael Condon DC, St. Margaret’s Family Health Clinic-Dr. Louis Lukancic and Trigs & Son Carpentry.