TEWKSBURY — Seven local police departments — the Billerica, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Dracut, Tewksbury, Tyngsborough and Westford Police — are joining forces to host a cornhole tournament to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 21, from 12-4 p.m.
WHERE: Wamesit Lanes, 434 Main St., Tewksbury
WHAT: Seven police departments are hosting a 64-team, single-elimination cornhole tournament where every penny raised will go directly to helping Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island and their efforts toward granting transformative wishes to local children battling critical illnesses.
“We are proud to join forces to support Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island — a great organization that grants wishes for critically ill children,” said Billerica Police Chief Roy Frost. “We invite anyone from our communities to join us at Wamesit Lanes for a fun and exciting day of fun that will benefit a truly amazing cause.”
Registration is $50 for individuals and $100 for teams, with prizes awaiting the top-performing teams in the competition. Participants must be 18 or older.
To register, visit: https://e.givesmart.com/events/yJk/.
About Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island
The Make-A-Wish Foundation is a non-profit group that seeks to fulfill the wishes of children with critical illnesses between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18, due to the belief that a wish can be that spark that helps these children believe that anything is possible and gives them the strength to fight harder against their illnesses.
To learn more, visit: https://wish.org/massri.