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Beat the Odds funds cancer care, travel, education in Petersburg


April 20, 2017

The Beat the Odds, A Race Against Cancer has agreed to allocate funds totaling $25,718.95 dollars for cancer care equipment, travel costs, support and educational material in the community. This is due to the generosity local southeast Alaska businesses, community and the hundreds of participants at our two annual events: the Beat the Odds 5k run/walk held in Petersburg in October and the Circle of Life held in April. Last year over $31,000 was raised. Over the 16 years of the event, Beat the Odds has paid out grants totaling more than $193,000 back into the community.

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