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Fifth annual Bowling for the Cure benefit raises $5,900


Jan Tucker/Daily Globe

It was a family affair for the Pat Tucker family at the Bowling for the Cure benefit at the Konteka in White Pine Saturday. After receiving donations and pledges, Tucker, first row, agreed to have his mustache and hair shaved in honor of his father, Dave, who is being treated for cancer. Pictured are, from left, second row: Ryan Tucker, Shannon Tucker Clinesmith and Megan and Erin Tucker.

WHITE PINE — Lowell and Peggy Elmblad joined thousands of people more than five years ago who have heard the verdict of cancer.

As Lowell was in the treatment and recovery stage, the couple discussed something they wanted to do for the Ontonagon County Cancer Association which had helped them financially with some of the cancer bills. Lowell and Peggy are great bowling enthusiasts and thought they could combine bowling and a benefit.

Out of that thinking came the Bowling for the Cure benefit, with this year’s event held Saturday at the Konteka in White Pine. For the last five years, th...

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