The Newcomerstown High School girls' basketball team will be hosting a fundraiser for the 5-month-old niece of their varsity coach, Walt Cerrato. The fundraiser will take place on Feb. 7 at Newcomerstown High School during the boys' basketball game against their rival, Ridgewood.
The fundraiser will include a silent auction with items donated from local businesses and a bake sale with baked goods donated by members of the community and the high school's special education department.
Amelia Hartong is the daughter of Melanie and Corey Hartong of Massillon. Amelia was diagnosed with brain cancer and recently had surgery to remove a tumor. She will undergo chemotherapy in the near future. Amelia has a long road to recovery ahead of her. Come support her family during this fundraiser. All proceeds will go towards her medical bills and expenses.