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"Chuck It" Dodgeball Tournament "with a Flip" Raises Money for Lend A Hand

From left, Cheney Middle School PE teachers Riley Dolezal, Jeff Weber, Kevin Froeber, Kaila Capouch, and Miki Stephenson present a check for $1,891 to Jeana Peinovich of the Dakota Medical Foundation. Special to the Pioneer.

The fifth annual "Chuck-It" dodgeball tournament "with a Flip" was held on Thursday, March 23, in the Cheney Middle School gymnasium.

In addition to the dodgeball tournament and flip-it contest, concession food and beverage items were sold, and a silent auction was held. The event raised $1,891, which was matched by the Dakota Medical Foundation (total of $3782), and donated to the Lend A Hand program "that helps caring community members raise funds for families experiencing a medical crisis" (from the DMF website).

A huge thanks go out to the many individuals who donated their time and efforts to help make this year's dodgeball tournament a fun and successful event. Thanks also go out to the following T-shirt sponsors: Gotta Go Driving School (Jeff Weber), Dave's West Fargo Tire and Service Center (David Paulson), Weber Insurance Agency (Dan Weber), 3X Gear (Steve Saxlund and Todd Fuller), and DMF Lend A Hand (Jeana Peinovich); to the following concession food and beverage sponsors: Panchero's Mexican Grill (Steve Majkrzak), Food Services of America, Pan-O-Gold Baking Company, Family Fare, and Holiday Station Stores; and to the silent auction donors: Gotta Go Driving School, Fargo Marathon, Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks, Fargo Force, Life 97.9 Radio Station, First International Bank & Trust, Network Center Incorporated, Hilton Garden Inn, Caterpillar of West Fargo, Applebee's (Fargo IV), Family Fare, Classic Vending, Porter Creek Hardwood Grill, Scheels, Dan's Service Center, and Pizza Ranch.

Jeff Weber

Kevin Froeber