|

Locals swim to support pediatric cancer research

Ken and Vikki Kolbe

Shrewsbury – On July 14, Blair Kolbe Weis, of North Andover, and Ken and Vikki Kolbe, of Shrewsbury, formed Team Kolbe and participated in Swim Across America open water swim at Nantasket Beach. The event raised over $60,000 for pediatric cancer research at Dana Farber.

There were over 100 swimmers. The water was a chilly 61 degrees, but no one had a problem getting into the water for the cause. Team Kolbe swam in honor of Katie Zube and Bill Bradford and in memory of Kyle Sweet.

Photos/Submitted

 

 

 

Open water swim at Nantasket Beach.

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=24803

Posted by on Jul 30 2012. Filed under People and Places, Sports. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


Recently Commented

  • CSI: You “Care about the planet” – then use your head and understand that this is nothing more than...
  • Adam Costello: Nice article, Ken! Just wanted to clarify a point so that nobody goes unrecognized. The rifle squad...
  • Bud Smith: CSI-I’m far from leftist. I’m a Republican. My family runs a business! We just care about the...
  • EG: Shrewsbury has a Representative Town Meeting form of government. Each precinct elects 24 town meeting members to...
  • CSI: Yes, more attendance was required and folks should have been paying better attention, But………....