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Lemont preschool raises more than $4,000 for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital

Published: Friday, May 10, 2013 11:57 a.m. CDT

LEMONT – The children at Happy Hands Methodist Preschool participated in the St. Jude’s Trike-A-Thon from April 16 to 22 that raised $4,042 for the children's research hospital.

The Trike-A-Thon is a week-long safety curriculum and fundraising program. At the end of the week, students rode their bikes around the course set-up in the Happy Hands Preschool parking lot, gaining sponsors and donations.

The children were awarded prizes based upon their fundraising success, including T-shirts, backpacks and hand puppets. Special prizes were awarded to students that completed the most laps and to those that raised the most money.

For more information on Happy Hands Preschool, visit: www.happyhandslemont.com

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