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Fundraisers Held Across the Ohio Valley for Wheeling Boy Battling Cancer

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The Wheeling Nailers took to the ice against Cincinnati on Sunday, but they were also helping take on another opponent, too - childhood cancer.

$1 from each adult ticket sold at the game went to the 'Hope or Hines' campaign to help Hines Rotriga, a 2-year old Wheeling boy battling cancer. Members of the Rotriga family and other supporters helped sell ' Hope for Hines merchandise' and gave away gift baskets as well. The Rotriga family say they have greatly appreciated the community's support.

The First Presbyterian Church in Wheeling also held a 'Hope For Hines' fundraiser on Sunday.

According to the Hope for Hines Facebook page, Hines is doing well and is full of energy.