Erie volunteers take a swing against breast cancer

By | July 19, 2012 4:44 pm | 1 Comment

 

Erie community members came out to support the Pa. Breast Cancer Coalition’s latest fundraiser.

Take a Swing Against Breast Cancer was a homerun derby held on Thursday at the Jerry Uht Park.

Teams of four were able to join for a donation of $500 and single batters could sign up for a $125 donation. The group’s goal for the event was $100,000 statewide. As of Thursday morning, they had $85,000, said Heather Hibshman, executive director.

Batters were awarded points based on how far they hit the ball. The winning team will receive bats customized for the coalition.

A statewide single-batter winner will be announced at the end of July. The event is scheduled to be held at eight minor league stadiums throughout the month.

–Text written and video co-produced by Meagen Finnerty

 

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