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Nonprofit's cross-country 'Bicycle Adventurers' lent a helping hand during stop in Detroit Lakes
Music on the Mountain will also feature special guests John Morgan and George Birge
The 27th annual fishing contest raised a record $265,000.
This past March, the Detroit Lakes Noon Rotary Club spearheaded a community-wide fundraiser in support of Ukraine. Though the initial campaign was to raise $30,000 — including a pledged $15,000 match from an anonymous donor — the effort brought in a total of $44,000 by the time it was over, according to organizers.

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More than 50 attendees in their 'derby' finest gathered at the Holiday Inn Lakefront in Detroit Lakes on May 7 for the Bonnets and Bowties fundraiser hosted by the Marshmallow Animal Shelter.
The Detroit Lakes-based Olive Branch Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, which had members from Perham and the surrounding lakes areas, will be consolidating with the Moorhead Chapter on April 25, meaning the lakes area chapter will be no more.
Legendary rock group Pink Floyd reunited on March 30 to record their first original music since "Division Bell," released in 1994, to support Ukrainian singer Andriy Khlyvnyuk, of Boombox, as he cut his U.S. Tour short in order to return home to fight against the invasion of his home country.
The "Lift Up Bobby" fundraising campaign launched by Detroit Lakes High School students and staff last month has raised $14,000 to help longtime school IT technician Bobby Heimark get his motorized scooter in and out of his vehicle. Heimark was born with a rare congenital disorder known as AMC, which causes severe mobility issues.
The Eagles Club Aerie 2342 in Detroit Lakes held its annual Stag and Doe fundraiser on April 2. Patrons were able to participate in gun and meat raffles and enjoy a roast beef dinner; proceeds supported the clubs charitable donations program.
Dasha Shyroka and Emma Stuewe, along with Emma's mother Rhonda, are selling T-shirts and awareness ribbons in an effort to provide a visual reminder of what's going on in Ukraine.

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The 'Lift Up Bobby' campaign has garnered some serious momentum since it began on March 1. In fact, the fundraiser for getting a lift to help Detroit Lakes school district IT technician Bob Heimark to get around town more easily is nearing its initial $5,000 goal — but there is still time to get involved.
Detroit Lakes' Holy Rosary Catholic School recently participated in Catholic United Financial's annual Catholic Schools Raffle, raising just under $16,000.
The 2022 Polaritaville fundraiser, hosted by the Lakes Area Parrot Heads at Shorewood Pub in Detroit Lakes, raised more than $7,600 for the Lakes Area Imagination Library on Feb. 25.

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