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Annual event raises $22,500 for Relay for Life

PARAGOULD, AR--(KAIT) The weather in the days leading up to the 11th Annual Relay for Life Skeet Shoot and Auction may have been frightful, but the turnout was delightful.

Peggy Reinhart, of the "We Are Family" Team, said more than 500 people participated in last Saturday's sale which was held at Phillips Auction Facility, 5867 Greene County Road 721 in Paragould.

"There were about two times the participants in the skeet shoot," she said.

She said people are already offering to help next year.

 "We are so blessed with so many friends and family members," Reinhart said. "We appreciate it so much.

The event raised $22,500 for Relay for Life.

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