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“Treasure the Chest” Kayak for Cancer Event Set for Upcoming Weekend

This upcoming Saturday morning, August 26th will be a very special day for many in to community. For the second year, an event will be hosted that will go help someone in the community battling cancer and at the same time will bring many together in support of this great cause. Last year, the Kayak for Kimi was a huge success and this year, the event returns with the new name of “Treasure the Chest” and has expanded even more.

This year, the “Treasure the Chest” movement will begin Saturday, August 26th in West Point by the pavilion at GLL Marine. Shuttles will be leaving at 11 that morning to take people up Harley Creek. Kayaks can be rented from GLL Marine for $10. This year’s event is pirate themed and as such, there will be a pirate costume contest.

In addition, this event will have concessions, a splash pad for the kids, and even a treasure hunt with cash prizes. The event itself will cost $20 for adults, $10 for kids, and kids that are riding with their adult or guardian are free. This

year’s event will be in benefit of Patricia Smith of the Troup County Sheriff’s Department.

Make sure you come out this Saturday to support a great cause and continue to find ways to support everyone battling cancer.