Newport cheerleaders raise $2,500 for breast cancer research

NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) – Newport High School gave its students and the community something to root for this weekend.

The varsity cheerleaders got the town to "pink-out" Friday and successfully raised about $2,500 for breast cancer research.

The cheerleaders began earlier this month to sell paper links for a dollar apiece to form a "chain of hope."

The proceeds will be given to the Susan G. Komen Foundation of Arkansas.

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