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By Ben Muir 

Golf outing makes $3,200 for cancer care


August 17, 2017

Photo courtesy by Desi Burrell

Thirty four women from Petersburg attended the 2017 Rally for Cancer Care. All proceeds from the Rally for Cancer Care go towards Cancer Care, a financial grant for residents of SE Alaska, available through the Wrangell Medical Center Foundation.

WRANGELL – Fifty women from Petersburg and Wrangell played in a golf outing on Saturday to raise money for cancer patients in southeast Alaska at the 2017 Rally for Cancer Care.

The outing, sponsored by the Wrangell Medical Center Foundation, generated more than $3,200 to help pay for travel costs that cancer patients have.

The Muskeg Meadows Golf Course hosted 34 players from Petersburg and 16 from Wrangell. Others came just to donate, participate in the silent auction and eat breakfast and lunch with the golfers, said Kris Reed, the development coordinator at the hospital.

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