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MARQUETTE, Mich. – The fourth annual River Valley Bank – Walt Kyle Mile Cancer Walk will take place Saturday, August 27 at 9 a.m. The route will begin and end at the Berry Events Center on the campus of Northern Michigan University. Registration begins at 8 a.m.

“It’s a great event to help the Beacon House raise money to help families in need,” NMU head hockey coach Walt Kyle said. “We’re proud to get NMU athletes involved and we look forward to having a good turnout for this year’s event.”

Participants 16 years old and under who donate $10 or more will receive the official Walt Kyle Mile T-shirt. Adults who donate $20 or more will receive the official T-shirt. Walt will be walking and participants will get a chance to meet and greet him for an autograph session after the walk. All donations will benefit cancer patients staying at the Beacon House during their treatments.

To preregister: call Stacy Chantelois at 906.226.1381 or email


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