TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Several people in the Wabash Valley turn out to rise above a deadly disease.
The Climbers Against Cancer competition was held in Terre Haute tonight.
It was the second year for the event.
It raised money for cancer research and care.
In addition to climbing, there were also drawings for prizes.
Organizers say the fundraiser hits close to home.
"I've just always been passionate about Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society since my mother passed away from cancer in 2006," said Krista Steinmetz, "so I'm always just trying to think of new ways to get people involved, and just think of new fundraisers that people will have a fun time going to."
Krista says she hopes the event will continue next year as well.
It's going to be the coldest night of the year. One thing to keep in mind - when the weather gets this cold, it can be dangerous to you.
A Terre Haute man found not guilty of manslaughter and guilty of battery.The jury handed down the verdict Wednesday afternoon.
An investigation is underway into an early morning crash.
Toys are getting ready for distributing for the annual Toys for Tots toy drive.
The same Illinois state’s attorney who’s charging the biological mother of murder victim Willow Long is cautioning those in the court of public opinion not to be too quick to put blood on the young mother’s hands.