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10th annual Bayfest

Bayfest featured a beer-holding contest. Ron Shribery and

Bayfest featured a beer-holding contest. Ron Shribery and Jim Ryan, both of Bayville, were the last two contestants standing as they tried to keep their arms stretched out, per contest rules. The contest ended in a tie. (Oct. 20, 2012) Photo Credit: Kathleen Fordyce

The Ryan-Lovegrove family's 10th annual fundraiser, dubbed Bayfest, was held Saturday in Bayville to raise money for Winthrop University Hospital's Cancer Center for Kids.

Kids enjoyed arts and crafts and decorating pumpkins
Photo Credit: Kathleen Fordyce

Kids enjoyed arts and crafts and decorating pumpkins at the 10th annual Bayfest in Bayville, a fundraiser organized by the Ryan-Lovegrove family to raise money for the Winthrop University Hospital's Cancer Center for Kids. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Bayfest, an annual fundraiser hosted by the Ryan-Lovegrove
Photo Credit: Kathleen Fordyce

Bayfest, an annual fundraiser hosted by the Ryan-Lovegrove family in Bayville, is normally held in the summer, but this year it was moved to October. The event featured candy apples, a German-themed buffet, polka band and pumpkin decorating for the kids. All money raised will be donated to Winthrop University Hospital's Cancer Center for Kids. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Gift baskets were raffled off to raise money
Photo Credit: Kathleen Fordyce

Gift baskets were raffled off to raise money for the Cancer Center for Kids at Winthrop University Hospital. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Bayfest featured a beer-holding contest. Ron Shribery and
Photo Credit: Kathleen Fordyce

Bayfest featured a beer-holding contest. Ron Shribery and Jim Ryan, both of Bayville, were the last two contestants standing as they tried to keep their arms stretched out, per contest rules. The contest ended in a tie. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Bailey Ryan, center, with his father, Michael Ryan;
Photo Credit: Kathleen Fordyce

Bailey Ryan, center, with his father, Michael Ryan; his mother, Alice Lovegrove, and sisters Lindsey Ryan, 14, and Katie Ryan, 16. Bailey Ryan, 15, was diagnosed with leukemia just before his third birthday. After three years of chemotherapy, he recovered and his family began hosting an event to raise money for Winthrop University Hospital's Cancer Center for Kids, where he was treated.

Bayfest, an event to raise money for the
Photo Credit: Kathleen Fordyce

Bayfest, an event to raise money for the Winthrop University Hospital's Cancer Center for Kids, was held Saturday in Bayville. Pins were given out so people could show their support for children currently fighting cancer. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Children decorated pumpkins at the 10th annual Bayville
Photo Credit: Kathleen Fordyce

Children decorated pumpkins at the 10th annual Bayville fundraiser, Bayfest. Organized by the Ryan-Lovegrove family after their son won his battle with cancer, the event benefits Winthrop University Hospital's Cancer Center for Kids. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Magician Brian McGovern performed tricks for children at
Photo Credit: Kathleen Fordyce

Magician Brian McGovern performed tricks for children at Bayfest. (Oct. 20, 2012)

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