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Subject: Class 47 Annual Walk-A-Thon donation to the Red Cross

On the morning of October 7, 2016 the North Carolina Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy (TCA) hosted their Annual Five-mile Walk-A-Thon. Participants included the cadets, staff members, and a wide range of community members.

Each TCA class gives a percentage of the money they raise to the American Red Cross. On the afternoon of Nov. 4, 2016, Class 47 presented a $350.00 check to Mr. Phil Harris, Executive Director, for the Highlands Chapter of the American Red Cross. Cadet Kenneth Vernon, the Cadet Advisory Board (CAB) Chairman presented the check on behalf of the Class.  Mr. Harris told the cadets how much it was appreciated and explained how the Red Cross helps in the aftermath of disasters such as: hurricanes, home fires and storms, as well as helping soldiers and their families.

Picture: L to R: Mr. Phil Harris receiving the check from Cadet Kenneth Vernon

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