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Hy-Vee, Pinky Swear Foundation Announce New Kids Triathlons
Minneapolis among five cities Hy-Vee will sponsor fundraising events this summer to help children with cancer and their families
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (March 30, 2015) — Today, Hy-Vee, Inc....
MEDIA RELEASE- Minneapolis, MN— February 25, 2015
The Pinky Swear Foundation was awarded the Association of Corporate Growth’s ACG 3rd Annual BOLD Award for Non-Profits last night at Metropolitan Ballroom in Golden Valley, MN,.
The ACG BOLD Awards celebrates BOLDness and honors the very best in corporate growth strategies. Leaders and their teams were recognized for imagination, innovation and...
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Pinky Swear Foundation, a Twin Cities based non-profit organization that helps kids with cancer and their families, has announced that today, December 11, 2014, will be National Pinky Swear Day.
12 years ago, nine-year old Mitch Chepokas, terminally ill with bone cancer, made a pinky swear promise with his Dad to always help children with cancer and their families after he was gone. Mitch...
by Krista Kuzma
MELROSE, Minn. - Jane Salzl knows there's good in the world. She experienced it when her son, Michael, was going through cancer last winter.
"A person can be bombarded with a lot of negative on the news, but really there's so much good out there. This foundation is just one more thing that's good," Salzl said, who owned and operated a dairy farm with her husband, Sam, until September 2011, near Melrose,...
We listened to you and as a result of the survey that took place after this year’s triathlons, we will be moving to one triathlon ins 2015. Focusing on one event will allow us to enhance the triathlon experience for all involved: our brave All-Stars, the incredible families and kids who are participating, and our generous sponsors.
The event will take place on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis. The Triathlon will...
Former Twin Cities Marathon Race Director Brian Mastel has been named Race Director for the MiracleKids Triathlon. Bringing extensive experience including overseeing one of the top 10 largest marathons in the country, Brian is thrilled to be joining the Miracles of Mitch team in putting on the premiere youth triathlon in the Twin Cities! The event is in great hands!
Welcome aboard, Brian!