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June 11, 2014

Dodgeball event to help child in Peru

PERU — Did you ever want to hit a police officer without the threat of incarceration? Emergency service organizations in Miami County are presenting that chance to anyone willing to participate in the “Dodging for Lexi” dodgeball tournament on June 21 at Peru High School. The round robin style tournament starts at 11 a.m., with registration beginning at 10 a.m.

This is a community tournament and anyone over the age of 10 can enter a team of six to 10 players for a registration fee of $100. All proceeds will go to the family of Alexa “Lexi” Beachy, 3, Peru. The money will assist with medical expenses and associated cost while Lexi fights a serious kidney disease. There are local law enforcement teams signed up to play.

Lexi is the daughter of Wendell and Elizabeth Beachy. Wendell Beachy is an Indiana state trooper. Approximately eight months ago, doctors at Riley Children’s Hospital diagnosed Lexi with a serious kidney disease called focal segmental glomerular sclerosis. It causes scarring on the kidney’s filtering system eventually causing complete kidney failure.

Anyone wishing to form a team and play in the tournament may contact Dean Marks at 765-469-0004 or TJ Zeiser at 765-469-3012. There will be registration the day of the event, but it is preferred teams pre-register for organizational purposes. There is no admission fee for spectators, and concessions will be available.

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