Greenwood saw a flash of red jerseys ride through around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Riders stopped for snacks at the Deadwood Junction. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Cops for Kids stop for borscht in Grand Forks

Volunteers from the USCC worked for hours to make the soup for the hungry riders

Dozens of B.C. RCMP officers riding in the annual Cops for Kids fundraiser made a refuelling stop last Saturday night in Grand Forks at the USCC Hall, where volunteers from the USCC offered bowls of homemade borscht to the riders. After a long day of riding through the Boundary, beginning in Osoyoos, the cyclists fell nearly silent when the borscht hit their spoons.

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The USCC borscht meal wouldn’t have been possible without the hours of preparation put in by the devoted kitchen and serving volunteers. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

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