Some Grandmothers of Steel gave the opirg button machine a work out today, in advance of their fundraising event that will get you a workout on the escarpment rail trail in Hamilton. (Grans of Steel Theresa Randles and Ruth Green, pictured making buttons)

The Grandmothers of Steel present Hamilton’s ‘Kiliman’ Climb, Saturday, June 20, 2009, from 9 to 11am, a fundraising effort for the Stephen Lewis Foundation.

“Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania has been climbed by many as a means to raise funds to fight HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.
Hike up the Escarpment Rail trail from Wentworth St. S. to Mohawk Sports Park (Bernie Arbor)”

So grab a sponsor sheet and register for the climb: call 905-389-1405 or 905-385-8482 or e-mail or visit the website at

You will end up with a “today I made a difference” button to proudly wear on your lapel!

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