The Times West Virginian

March 30, 2013

Leadership Marion sets fundraiser for April 27

Virtual horse race to back Criss-Cross, The Connecting Link

By Jonathan Williams
Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT — Derby season isn’t quite here yet, but “Derby Days” are coming soon to Marion County.

Leadership Marion is sponsoring a virtual horse race as a fundraiser April 27 to support local non-profit organizations Criss-Cross and The Connecting Link.

Each year, according to Leadership Marion Director G.H. Budd Sapp, the program puts together a major fundraiser to benefit local charitable organizations.

“Leadership Marion is set up to where there’s a monthly seminar,” he said, and one month is dedicated to learning about the non-profits that help the county’s less fortunate.

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