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Postponed event stills helps TEAR Fund

To the Editor,

The 10th-annual Campbell-Dickinson 5K, the Noah Long Kid’s 1K and the St. Baldrick’s Shave Off scheduled for March 21 were postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The events will be rescheduled in August or September.

The Campbell-Dickinson 5K Committee would like to thank businesses large and small, organizations, churches and individuals that donated to the fund raiser for the Teramana Cancer Center TEAR Fund and to the Toronto Coalition for Revitalization. Donations ranged from $50 to $5,000. The $5,000 donation came from wife Patricia and son David of William “Pat” Campbell, deceased, for whom the 5K is named. Also, Jenny Dickinson, a cancer survivor, in the last eight years has held a fundraiser called Jenny’s Journey. This year the event raised $8,585. She is the Dickinson in the Campbell-Dickinson

Sponsors, in alphabetical order, include Ace Optical; Advanced Auto Glass; American Legion Post 86 in Toronto; Anderson Campbell Insurance; Apollo Professional Cleaning and Restoration; Auntie Jacque Child Care; Austin Lake Inc.; Calabrese Properties; Cardinal Wealth Management; Cattrell Cos. Inc.; Charity Hospice; Clarke Funeral Home; Coen Markets; Connie Crawford; Cryogenic Construction; Discovery Jewelers; First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union; Franciscan University of Steubenville; Gables Care Center, Hopedale; Gem City Pizza; Gus’s Goodies; Hancock County Savings Bank; Hauser Furniture Co., Heritage Complete Home Care; Holiday Inn of Weirton; Hollywood Center Inc.; J.D. DiCarlo Distributing Co.; J.E. Foster Funeral Homes; Jefferson County Cable; Jenny’s Journey; John Cucarese, New Your Life Insurance; Karen Lundquist; Laborers International Union 809; Margaret’s Cafe; Maryland Market; Mountain State Carbon; Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort; O’Reilly Auto Parts; Patricia and David Campbell; Prime Time Senior Center; Ridge Machine and Welding; Riverview United Methodist Church; State Farm Insurance, Toni Moreland; Steel Valley Charities; Steuben Radiology Associates; Steubenville IBEW; Steubenville Kiwanis Club; Strip Steel Credit Union; Swearingen Dentist; TIMET; Toronto Apothecary; Toronto Kiwanis Club; Upper Ohio Valley Building Construction Trades ; USW Local 2911, Weirton; USW Local 5644-5644-01, Toronto; Valley Converting; Valley Hospice; Valley Title Agency; Voto Manufacturer; Wal-Mart Distribution Center; and Wintersville Trophy.

A check will be presented to the Trinity Foundation earmarked for the Teramana Cancer Center TEAR Fund in the amount of $10,414. Upon completion of the 5K event later this year additional funding will be presented to the TEAR Fund

Additional information can be found at www.TheGemCity.org or by calling (740) 544-6439.

On behalf of everyone involved, co-chair Toni Moreland and I say thank you.

George Komar

Campbell-Dickinson co-chair

Toronto

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