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PINK IN THE RINK RAISES $100,000

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THE RECENT PINK IN THE RINK CANCER FUNDRAISER HELD BY THE SIOUX CITY MUSKETEERS HOCKEY TEAM WAS A RECORD BREAKING SUCCESS.

MUSKETEERS PRESIDENT TRAVIS MORGAN SAYS $100,000 WAS RAISED FOR THE UNITY POINT ST.LUKE’S FOUNDATION:

PINK1 OC……….ALWAYS GOOD TOO. :27

THE AUCTION OF THE MUSKETEERS JERSEYS WORN DURING THE GAME PROVIDED SOME UNEXPECTED EXCITEMENT.

THE LAST JERSEY TO BE AUCTIONED, WORN BY FORWARD BEN POITRAS, BECAME A BIDDING WAR BETWEEN THE PLAYERS PARENTS AND A DEDICATED MUSKIES SUPPORTER, SELLING FOR $21,500:

PINK2 OC……….EVENT ELITE. :24

POITRAS SAYS HIS PARENTS WERE BIDDING BY PHONE FROM CANADA, AND THOUGHT MORGAN WAS JOKING WHEN HE KEPT TELLING THEM THE BID WAS INCREASING:

PINK3 OC……….STILL DO NOT BELIEVE IT. :19

THE JERSEY AUCTION ACCOUNTED FOR $87,000 OF THE TOTAL MONEY RAISED.

UNITYPOINT FOUNDATION PRESIDENT KARI WINKLEPLECK SAYS THE MONEY WILL HELP PROVIDE CANCER TREATMENT SERVICES FOR LOCAL PATIENTS:

PINK4 OC……….NYLEN CANCER CENTER. :21

ALL OF THOSE FUNDS ARE USED HERE IN THE SIOUX CITY AREA.