How playing flag football in The Acreage can help American Cancer Society


Signup is underway for teams to participate in Flags for the Cure, a flag-football fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society.

The tournament, now in its 11th year, takes place Jan. 3-7 at The Acreage Community Park, 6701 140th Ave. N. Divisions include women and men 30 and over and open, and girls and boys ages 18 and under, 13 and under, and 10 and under. 

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The cost is $48 per player with seven players minimum per team, and a cap of 14 players per team. T-shirts will be provided for teams that sign up and pay by Dec. 7. Deadline to register is Dec. 17. 

Last year, the event’s 550 players raised $27,000 for the American Cancer Society, for a 10-year total of $221,000. For more information, call Keith Shivers at 561-358-1933 or Pat McCarthy at 561-714-8252, or go to www.facebook.com/flagsforthecure.


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