Monday, October 21, 2013

Renos for Heroes

A man from Vaughn has completed his 120 kilometre journey Monday to the Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial at CFB Trenton on foot.

Durval Terceira began the walk Wednesday from Oshawa in support of Renos for Heroes, which provides money for disabled veterans to help renovate their home.

Terceira, who is a carpenter by trade, says various members of the carpenters union gave money as well they gave him the time off and bought him his sneakers.

But he says he also received support from the small communities he walked through and the Legions along the way.

He says he plans on making the effort an annual event. Anyone wanting to donate can go to