By Dan Rudy 

Cancer care tourney pencils in $6,000 over weekend


Dan Rudy / Petersburg Pilot

Forming six rings for the Olympics symbol – because why not? – Irene Littleton, Erica Kludt-Painter, Becky Kludt, Bridgett Whittstock, Ginger Evens and Michelle Brock get ready to tee off on hole six as one of the Petersburg teams playing on Saturday.

WRANGELL – Area golfers raised close to $6,000 over the weekend during the annual Rally for Cancer Care and Blue Tees Tournament.

Money raised from the two-part tournament go to support Wrangell Medical Center Foundation's cancer care fund, which in turn provides up to $1,000 per year to patients undergoing treatment for cancer-related illness. The stipend is meant to help defray some of the travel and lodging expenses which accompany such treatment.

The funds are primarily raised through a women's "fun and frolic'' type tournament on Saturday – featuring non-competitive play with refre...

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