Norma Charriere from Bloomfield cheers on the first riders arriving at the Port Hope Town Hall for lunch. Charriere was to ride in the event, but injured her neck so she was cheering son her son-in-law who was riding. The Wounded Warriors Canada Highway of Heroes Bike Ride passed through Cobourg and Port Hope on September 24, 2016. The minimum fundraising for the bike ride was a $1,000 for each rider and the cyclists started out at the Afghanistan Memorial in Trenton with the 130 riders finishing the first day at Bowmanville. On Sunday, the riders will travel from Bowmanville to Veterans Memorial at Queen's Park in Toronto. The mission of the ride is to reconnect Canadians to the Highway of Heroes and those who made the ultimate sacrifice for Canada and for freedom through a unique annual cycling event. To raise important mental health awareness for ill and injured Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans, and First Responders. To raise funds to support WWC national mental health programs and services.� Pete Fisher/Northumberland Today/Postmedia Network

Riding for Wounded Warriors

The Wounded Warriors Canada Highway of Heroes Bike Ride passed through Cobourg and Port Hope on Saturday. The minimum fundraising for the bike ride wa

Neil Dallhoff and Shannon Linton from the group Northern Hearts singing. Cultivate:A Festival of Food and Drink was held in Memorial Park over the weekend including Saturday September 24, 2016 in Port Hope, Ont. Saturday was a perfect day for the festival with along with great food and drink, was amazing music in both the main bandshell and a smaller tent area. Pete Fisher/Northumberland Today/Postmedia Network

Cultivate Festival is a hit

Cultivate:A Festival of Food and Drink was held in Port Hope's Memorial Park over the weekend, and Northumberland Today's Pete Fisher was there.

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