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By Dan Rudy 

Cancer care tourney raises nearly $15,000


Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

A golfer at the Women's Rally For Cancer Care tournament on Saturday gives the weather a cold shoulder as she putts a shot on the eighteenth green at Muskeg Meadows. The tournament was rescheduled from an earlier weekend after gale-force winds and heavy rain made play improbable

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 lodging expen...

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