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W.Va. Legislators to face off in charity basketball game on Jan. 29

Tickets are $5 at the door; all proceeds donated to American Cancer Society

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — West Virginia Legislators will put aside their partisan differences and play basketball, all for a good cause in the annual “Dick Henderson and Tony Lewis Memorial Basketball Game” to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

Henderson and Lewis were West Virginia Legislators, who lost their  battles cancer.

“This is a fun time, where we can put aside our partisan fights, and join together in a fun way to honor these two great men,” said Delegate Sean Hornbuckle, D-Cabell. “We invite the public out for an exciting basketball game, where they can meet and talk with their lawmakers,” Del. Hornbuckle added.

The game in Tuesday night Jan. 29, 7 p.m. at West Virginia State University on Barron Drive, in Institute.

Tickets are just $5 at the door, and all proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society in the name of Dick and Tony, Hornbuckle said.

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