Petersburg Pilot -

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By Dan Rudy 

Cancer care tourney raises nearly $15,000


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Petersburg residents (clockwise from left) Heidi Cabral, Stephanie Pawuk, Carol Larson and Hannah Jackson participated in the Rally for Cancer Care women's golf tournament last weekend at Muskeg Meadows. The tournament raised nearly $15,000 for the WMC's Cancer Care Fund.

WRANGELL - After being rescheduled earlier in the month because of foul weather, supporters of cancer care were finally able to come together this past weekend to golf, mingle and raise funds for a good cause.

Now in its tenth year, the men's and women's Rally For Cancer Care golf tournaments have raised funds for the Wrangell Medical Center (WMC) Foundation's Cancer Care Fund. The fund provides up to $1,000 per year, per applicant to help defray travel and lodging costs for individuals receiving cancer treatment.

Since its founding, it has provided $30,000 in assistance with travel and lo...

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