Wellington Fresh Market sale helping diabetes research

WELLINGTON, Fla. - The Fresh Market of Wellington is carrying on a 20-year tradition this weekend by having a sidewalk sale that benefits research to stamp out type 1 diabetes.

The sidewalk sale starts Friday and runs through Sunday and offers hot dogs, root beer floats and ice cream sundaes each for $2.  Proceeds will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

The "Hope Floats" event starts at 11 a.m. and runs through 6 p.m.  More than $4 million has been raised for type 1 diabetes research through this 20-year-old event.

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