CAMERON (March 20, 2013)--A walk-a-thon fundraiser is being held for local boxer Ryan Karl who is headed to the 2013 USA Boxing National Championships in Washington.
A member of the nonprofit group Cowboy Boxing Club, Karl will head to Spokane for a nine-day tournament at the end of the month.
A walk-a-thon fundraiser is being held at Wilson-Ledbetter Park at 10 a.m. Saturday followed by a barbeque plate fundraiser.
Walkers are asked to find sponsors and a goal of $100 has been set to be raised by each walker.
Karl's trip is estimated to cost $3,500.
Brisket, chicken or sausage plates will be sold for $7 and include beans, potato salad, bread and a drink.
Serving begins at 11:30 a.m. at the boxing club at 212 W. 1st Street and food is provided by Jake & Boo’s Backdoor Grill in Rosebud.
Delivery of at least 10 plates is provided within Cameron city limits.
For more information, call Darrel Karl at (254) 231-2824.
Cowboy Boxing Club is a nonprofit organization that provides lessons for youth and adults to develop their boxing skills while building their self esteem, confidence, self discipline and character.