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Shakopee Girls Varsity Volleyball Team Digs Pink for October Breast Cancer Awareness Month and St. Francis Cancer Center

Shakopee Girls Varsity Volleyball Team

The Shakopee High School Girls Varsity Volleyball team raised over $1,900 at their annual October “Dig Pink” Breast Cancer Awareness night. 

The girls started the fundraiser out of a larger group called “The Side-Out Foundation” that both high school and college volleyball programs participate in nation-wide.

Many on the team had friends and relatives that had battled breast cancer. They wanted to pay tribute to them by giving the donations to the St. Francis Regional Medical Center Cancer Center. 

Pictured with the donation check is Marti Auringer, RN, St. Francis Cancer Care Coordinator and the Shakopee Sabers Girls Volleyball Team. 

SuperHero Family Friendly Adventure Race

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On Saturday, September 21st, racers enjoyed a beautiful sunny morning, invigorating music, friendly competition, challenging obstacles and strolling through the vendor booths. Awards were handed out at the end of the event and everyone went home with fun memories of the morning’s activities.

Right: SuperHero contestants navigate their way through the water balloon station at the St. Francis SuperHero Family Friendly Adventure Race.

Jordan Community Heimatfest Parade

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Summer community celebrations like this one are a great way to connect with local residents and co-workers.

On Saturday, September 7th, St. Francis staff, friends and family members enjoyed a beautiful day walking in the Jordan Community Heimatfest Parade. Comments from participants were “…the parade went very, very well, so much fun!” and “We had a blast! Next year we’ll need 10 boxes of carrots for handing out.”

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