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Valley Friendship Tour 2017 – walk, run, or bike for community How it All Started

How it all started

Two individuals figured prominently in the early success the Valley Friendship Tour thirty years ago: Tim Hare and Gerry Gaudette.

Tim and Jane Hare - Founders of Harbro Auto

Tim Hare, of Harbro Auto, owned a bicycle shop at the time, and suggested to Dennis Rice that they have a bike-a-thon fundraising event.  Tim remembers that The Home National Bank was the original sponsor. Mike Hogan, who has since passed away, was…

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