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Fundraiser For Lucille Brummer Saturday March 31

March 28, 2012

Lucy’s Benefit is this Saturday March 31st, At Mr. D’s in West Duluth from 1-5pm. It is $10 and tickets can be purchased beforehand or at the door. There will be live music by Lake Avenue, Lucy’s Uncle’s band, a bake sale, and a silent auction. There are quite a few different items in the silent auction, and donations are still coming in. Here are a few of the bigger items:

Moon Dance Jam tickets (2)

Moon Dance Country tickets (4)

UMD Game jersey of Dylan Olson who now plays for the Black Hawks

An entry to Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon

Ridgeview Country Club 4 rounds of golf and a cart

Cannon digital Camera

Nights stay at the Suites in Canal, w/ bottle of wine.

Jim Hansel signed and framed picture titled “Autumn Snows”

Twins Baseball signed by Alexi Casilla.

Huskies Season flex tickets

six month anytime fitness pass.

And many more things, wine baskets, Tanning packages, Photo packages.

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Malaria’s death toll nearly cut in half

March 2, 2012

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) — Every 60 seconds, malaria claims a life in Africa. Does that sound a little different from what you’ve heard before? It should because it is different — the rate of death has slowed from every 45 seconds to a minute. But a little different to us is a huge difference to families in Africa. Imagine No Malaria announces the change based on the recent 2011 World Malaria Report, issued by the World Health Organization, citing a declining death rate. Malaria’s toll has been reduced to an estimated 655,000 deaths annually — down from 1 million just three years ago.

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