The 16th annual “Tug For Tots” fundraiser to benefit CHIP – The Child Health Investment Partnership of the Roanoke Valley, took place Friday, May 11 at Spartan Field.
Twenty-three teams signed up to compete in three division in this year’s event. Branch Group won the Heavyweight Division, The Roanoke City Sheriff’s Office won the Lightweight Division and ITT Exelis won the Featherweight Division. In all $30,000 was raised in an hour.
In 16 years, $360,000 has been raised to provide health care to children who otherwise cannot afford it.
Submitted by Mike Stevens, city of Salem