By BRENDAN McGAIR
PAWTUCKET â€“ The 11th Annual Edd Pedroâ€™s Fight for a Cure Mega Raffle & Wiffleball Event to benefit the Arthritis Foundation will take place on Sunday, August 10 at Slater Park.
In addition to some highly competitive wiffleball contests, this all-day event will include food, carnival games and music. There are three wiffleball divisions: Tournament Fun, Youth, and Adult Competitive.
As always, participants will have a chance to win some great raffle prizes. Some of the prizes â€“ over 100 to be exact â€“ that will be featured include four tickets to the New England Patriotsâ€™ regular-season home opener on Sept. 21 against the Oakland Raiders, two seats from the old Yankee Stadium, a â€śmegaâ€ť wine basket, photos and an autographed jersey from Boston Bruins legend Bobby Orr and a deep sea fishing trip for four, over 100 prizes.
Former Red Sox and PawSox pitcher Oil Can Boyd will also be on hand. This event is always on the lookout for more volunteers.
For more information or to sign your team up, visit www.wiffleman.com or call Edd Pedro at 401-575-3672.
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