Baton twirling for a good cause raises money - News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

Twirlers raise money for a good cause

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

They were twirling batons for a great cause in Perrysburg on Saturday.

The event was a benefit for the group "Autism Speaks."

It was sponsored by the Perrysburg Twirling Sophisticates.

The instructors were some of the best twirlers from throughout the Midwest.

"They learn so many life lessons from baton twirling. Managing time, stick with something and learn dedication, keep working with something even when it gets tough," said Andrea Whiting.

The 30 twirlers raised nearly $1,000 for "Autism Speaks."

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