KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — The Kalamazoo Wings raised more $15,000 during a game that honored the victims of and first responders who were called to help after two tragedies in the area last year.
The Kalamazoo Wings says every dollar that has been earned will be given to the victims and families of the shooting rampage and cycling tragedy.
24 Hour News 8 Daybreak anchors Casey Jones and Teresa Weakley were at the event, which WOOD TV8 sponsored. Teresa Weakley delivered an address about the strength of the community and the hard work of first responders in both incidents.
Five people were killed in the cycling tragedy: Debbie Bradley, Melissa Fevig-Hughes, Tony Nelson, Larry Paulik and Suzanne Sippel. Four other people were hurt.