Speedway, major Clark County employer, raises $2.5M at charity event

Speedway LLC, based in Enon, raised close to $2.5 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals during its annual Speedway Miracle Tournament. Bill Lackey/Staff
Speedway LLC, based in Enon, raised close to $2.5 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals during its annual Speedway Miracle Tournament. Bill Lackey/Staff

Speedway, one of Clark County’s biggest employers, raised almost $2.5 million for charity during its annual Speedway Miracle Tournament at the NCR Country Club.

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The money raised will benefit the Children’s Miracle Hospital Network. The Enon-based company has raised more than $90 million for the hospital network since 1991, according to information from Speedway.

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“Our support provides the hospitals funding for such things as state-of-the-art lifesaving medical equipment, medical research and advanced technologies, all of which help save the lives of millions of children treated for life-threatening illnesses each year,” said Tony Kenney, Speedway’s president in a news release.

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Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments annually to children across the U.S. and Canada.