Paddle for a purpose in Surf City this Saturday

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SURF CITY, NC (WWAY) —  Enjoy sun and paddling fun at Surf City Saturday to help veterans here in the Cape Fear.

Joshua Torres began teaching surf lessons as a means to provide wounded warriors with a sense of relief and therapy.

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Now, along with his father Dwight, they created Paddle for the Troops, a non-profit group dedicated to raising funds in support of local veterans.

On Saturday they celebrate the 5th annual Paddle for Troops at Surf City.

The event combines a 5K Fun Paddle and a 10K Competitive Race with a day of fun events, music and chance to help local veterans.



Registration starts at 9 a.m. at Sears Landing Grill and Boat Docks in Surf City and the races start at 10 a.m..

Click here for more information and registration.