Wake boarders in
Albany competed, Saturday to raise money for a little boy suffering a debilitating
people came out to Wakefest 2013. For the fourth year, the event raised money
for a family in need.
This year, the funds will go to Curt Poer, who has a form
of Mitochondria disease that affects his muscles. About 75 riders raced the course all day to
give the family a helping hand while having fun.
"We had a benefit concert back in October but nothing big on the
water like this. This is really nice," said Katherine Poer.
"Curt is an
outstanding little kid. He's just so full of life for the condition he has. It doesn't
bring him down one bit," said Adam Gilbert, Wakefest President.
All the money
raised from today's competition will help Curt with therapy and medical bills.
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