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Grand Prairie students raise more than $13,000 for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Published: Monday, June 9, 2014 10:36 p.m. CDT
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Grand Prairie first-graders (from left) Amelia Shanahan, Owen Emch, Michael Cleveland and Ashlyn White in front of the “Walk for a Cure” mural in Frankfort.

FRANKFORT – On May 17, a successful fundraising walk by Grand Prairie Elementary School students – kindergarten through second grade – raised $13,249 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) through its JDRF Kids Walk program.

Grand Prairie physical education instructors Rob Seibert, Richard Innocenti and Marcie Uelman coordinated the event. Students walked for 25 minutes during their physical education classes to music. Students were recognized with a banner and awards.

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