Fundraiser for road trauma awareness

A fundraiser at the Rocking Horse Pub is looking to raise awareness of road trauma and raise funds prevent them.

A homemade quilt made for the Road Trauma Awareness Fundraiser this Saturday at the Rocking Horse Pub.

A homemade quilt made for the Road Trauma Awareness Fundraiser this Saturday at the Rocking Horse Pub.

Nanoose Bay — A fundraiser at the Rocking Horse Pub this Sat., Aug. 25 is looking to raise awareness of road trauma and raise funds for a new non-profit organization that is looking to prevent these horrific automobile crashes.

Keith Cyr published a book In Memory Of…A Book to Remember in 2010 of compelling images of roadside memorials. He held the first annual Road Trauma Awareness Fundraiser event last year.

This year there will be a silent auction at the pub from noon until 8 p.m. with a slew of items to bid on.

Award winning recording artist Andrea Smith will be performing as will other special guests starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 from the Rocking Horse Pub in Nanoose Bay, Cranky Dog Music in Parksville or at the door. There will also be a free shuttle service for people to get home. More information on this event will be in The News’ Friday edition. To reserve a shuttle and get more information call 250-248-1238.