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Thursday, April 28, 2011 Students 4 Youth Tri-County News * Kimball, MN !ig!!iiiiiiiii - " __ -- ;--= L:_ L L _ ...... 3r III III IIIIIIIII I Kimball students make a difference Sign up now for the All-City Garage Sale By Kris O'Brien Every day, mil- lions of people, especially women and young girls spend the day walk- ing to fetch water. On average, they carry 40 pounds (5 gallons) of water over six hours (3 miles) each day. In honor of Earth Day, Kimball students in grades 6-12 had the opportunity to par- ticipate in the H20 Sixth-graders. for Life Bucket Bri- gade Walk held at the Kimball Area High School Track Thursday, April 21. The Bucket Brigade Walk was a fund- raiser and aware- ness activity for stu- dents. Each par- ticipant walked around the Kim- ball High School track 3-5 miles car- rying water jugs to try and duplicate the difficult jour- neys taken each day by children of devel- oping nations. Kim- ball Area High School is a partner with Rwa- manyoni School in Uganda. The funds raised will be used to help them build and maintain water and sanitation projects at their school. ,Students formed: teams and collected Team FFA. pledges from spon- sors to participate in the event. Each walker received an H20 for Life T-shirt. There was a $25 gift card to Target for the person who raised the most money and a pizza party for the top team. Student government, FFA, National Honor Society, Speech, Build- ing Leadership Together, and 10 teams in the sixth grade were all represented, but it was "Team Awesome" who took all honors. Team Awesome, who raised more than $700 in pledges, had 24 team mem- bers representing a variety of grades at Kimball High School. The individual win- ner, Brittany Wittrock, raised $247. Although the day was a little chilly, it was a fun event and the students felt good about helping the students at Rwaman- toni School have a better life. Team "Awesome" raised more than S700 in pledges with 24 members. Brittany Wittrock, individ- ual winner, raised $247. Submitted photos. Do you sing? Paint? Write? Dance? Draw? Act? Sculpt? Photograph? Weave? Play an instrument? Compose? Your art matters[ Be proud, be counted today. Call toll-free 1-800-748-3222 ext. 225 Door Prizes Page 9 The All-City Garage Sale, spon- sored by the Kimball Area Cham- ber of Commerce, is set for Satur- day, May 14. Sign up now through May 6, at hnages by Marguerite or the State Bank of Kimball. There will be an $8 registration fee to help cover advertising costs. The event will be advertised in the Tri-County News, St. Cloud Times and three other local papers. Fliers will be posted in neighboring communi- ties and maps will be available the day of the sale. The Elementary School parking lot will be available for out-of-town residents. (You must provide your own tables.) Kimball Hlg for Your 00rad Party! SAVE 15% on photo purchases from our Photo Gallery" Use Discount Code grad11 *use as often as you like; $10 order minimum; does not include shipping; expires May 23, 2011; valid on [ from ANY of our galleries * 70 S Main St.