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Rally for cancer care tournaments this weekend


August 8, 2019

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Becky Rooney and Maria Beers at last year's Rally for Cancer Care tournament.

This coming weekend, Muskeg Meadows Golf Course will host the annual Rally for Cancer Care tournaments. The rally has become a longstanding and popular tradition for people in Wrangell and Petersburg, drawing people from both towns.

Betty Abbott, with the Wrangell Medical Center Foundation, said that the program has been around since 2009. She explained that the foundation uses the tournament to raise funds, which they then use to help offset travel expenses for cancer patients. As Southeast Alaska is made up of many small communities scattered across islands, travel can become an expensiv...

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