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West Shore Bank encourages being an Angel

Be Someone’s Angel, an effort to raise money to help cancer patients meet treatment and travel expenses has a new title sponsor.  West Shore Bank has donated $25,000 to jump start the fundraising. Donna Yager, vice president of marketing for West Shore Bank and the bank’s co-chair for the event, said, “We are honored to be a part of this effort. Our President and CEO, Ray Biggs, and our entire staff are committed to making this a success. We have friends and colleagues who are cancer survivors and this effort is very close to our hearts.”  

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Be Someone’s Angel presented by Spectrum Health Foundation—Ludington Hospital in partnership with West Shore Bank will take place Saturday June 10, 2017 at Stearns Public Beach, with the official start at 1:00 pm. The event will be an official world record attempt, with a Guinness World Record judge on site.

“We want to emphasize that the sand angel record event is open to everyone,” said Yager, “Ludington area residents and visitors alike. The current world record for sand angels is in the hundreds; we want to see literally thousands of people on the beach June 10 making sand angels.”

Kaley Petersen, foundation and community services director said, “All funds stay local and directly benefit our greater community.  Pre-registration is encouraged for the event. In order to effectively organize and coordinate, we anticipate a capacity of 5,000 sand angel participants.”

Participants can pre-register as an individual or group on Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/be-someones-angel-official-world-record-attempt-tickets-31232115097

Sponsorships and more details can be found on the Spectrum Health Foundation webpage:

http://www.spectrumhealth.org/foundation/events/be-someones-angel

People can also register by contacting the foundation office directly at 231-845-2233.

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