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Night of Hope raises $39,000


August 16, 2017

Brandon L. Summers

Night of Hope's Walk for Cancer kicks off Friday in Legion Park with a survivor lap led by Michelle Hrbek, far left. After completing the lap, the survivors released their white balloons into the sky.

Night of Hope's Walk for Cancer raised $38,993.70 for Sidney's cancer patients.

The event Friday attracted more than 250 participants to Legion Park.

Brenda Noel, NOH Foundation president, described the 14th annual event as "great."

"Despite the weather we've had the last week, we had a wonderful turnout," Noel said.

Walk for Cancer had an average, but smaller, turnout compared to previous years, Noel said, having to compete with other events in Sidney.

"We usually get closer to 300 and 350, but with everything else going on 250 is a great number," she said.

The amount raised by the event w...

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