In the Know: 10.24.18
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More than 400 people attended the school’s annual Color Run fundraiser, which brought in $45,000—$5,000 over its goal! Participants dressed in festive clothing and got colorfully messy for the run. The school’s two police officers, Josh Hamel and Alex Pflueger, even got in on the action.
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The company’s 17th annual golf tournament raised around $25,000 for its nonprofit partner agency, The Sunshine Kids, a children’s cancer charity. The company has raised almost $1 million for the cause since 2003.
Flora Dora, the annual gala for Grand Center’s one-ring circus, paid special tribute to the Kranzberg Arts Foundation this year. Circus Flora supports community outreach programs such as Clowns on Call and Share the Circus.
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Participants in the Gateway Chapter’s annual Light the Night Walk for Cancer at Forest Park raised a hefty $1.4 million and sent hundreds of illuminated lanterns into the night sky. All proceeds will help fund blood cancer research.