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June 20, 2014

"Remembering Alyssa" this Saturday

DUNCAN —     “Remembering Alyssa,” a ride and silent auction to commemorate Alyssa Wiles, will hold its inaugural event on Saturday.

    Wiles, who was murdered on June 10, 2013, was a victim of teenage dating violence. “Remembering Alyssa” will raise awareness about dating violence as well as funds for the battered women’s shelter in Duncan.

    The silent auction will be at 8 a.m. in Pirkle Park, behind Fuqua Pool. The poker run will begin around 9 a.m. and is about 90 miles long. The price is $20 for each rider and $5 for each additional hand. A donation luncheon will also be available.

    In addition to the “Remembering Alyssa” program, Randy Gilreath, one of the event’s organizers said they are working to set up a new program in schools to help fight teenage dating violence.

  

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