Paddle Battle surpasses $1,500 goal to support PMC staff education
July 22, 2021
The annual Paddle Battle raised over $1,500 this year which will go towards helping Petersburg Medical Center employees continue their education.
It was a cool 54 degrees on Saturday when the 21 paddlers braved the waters. The first group of participants started from Scow Bay at 8:30 a.m. and were later joined by a second group near South Harbor at 9:15 a.m. The paddlers traveled around Hungry Point and headed south along Frederick Sound to the finish at Sandy Beach Park.
The participants who started at Scow Bay traveled about six and a half miles whereas those who joined them at South Harb...