Shoot for the Cure aims for $100,000

Last year, Craig Reichel's Shoot for the Cure raised about $40,000 for the ASL Cancer Research Fund.

This year, the owner of Coyote Creek Gun and Archery is thinking six figures, hoping to top the $100,000 mark and donate the money to Mayo Clinic cancer research.

Besides the money from people who come to shoot, eat and enjoy the evening's entertainment, there will be several major raffles. The biggest will be for a Polaris ATV. Other raffles will be for guided hunts and hunting gear. At night, the band Hitchville will play.

With things like bean bag tossing, the band and food, he hopes to attract non-hunters as well as hunters.

Reichel said he organized the first event last year because his dad died of cancer a few years ago. He was at a cancer fundraiser but "I thought I could do more. It kind of bothered me … If you don't use your talent, that is the biggest sin you can commit." He knew that as the owner of two businesses, he could organize things so he came up with Shoot for the Cure.

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