Gaming marathon starts tonight to benefit Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund

There will be a gaming-filled fundraiser for the Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund held today and Saturday.

The 24-hour Board Game-athon will be from 6 p.m. tonight to 6 p.m. Saturday at Hotel Indigo in downtown Columbus.

The minimum donation amount for an adult to take part will be $30, with children older than 11 $15 and children under 10 for free.

This is the sixth year for event which has raised more than $15,000 to date, according to organizers.

The Cheer Fund is Bartholomew County’s oldest charity in its 93rd year and provides Christmas presents and food to about 1,500 children during the holidays.

You can get more information on the group’s Facebook page at