Tri-Staters raise over $10,000 for Nashville tornado relief fund

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT)- As thousands came to the Ford Center last week to watch the game, many also came to make a difference.

Tri-Staters over the weekend stepped up to lend a hand to tornado victims in Tennessee.

Evansville joined forces with the Ohio Valley Conference to raise money during this year’s basketball tournament.

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke says well over $10,000 was raised for the community foundation of middle Tennessee.

“It’s part of how we’re wired as a community, to give back. I was really proud to be at mid-court on Friday night to make that check presentation. It makes me very proud.”

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(This story was originally published on March 9, 2020)

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