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Ohio CUs march nets 118000 for CMN
COLUMBUS, Ohio (5/1/08)--Ohio's credit unions presented a check for $103,000 to Children's Miracle Network (CMN) as a result of its annual march-a-thon fundraiser, Marching Miles for Miracle Kids.
Twelve-year-old Devon Eley, Ohio's Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Champion, accepts a check for $103,000 on behalf of CMN from Steve Behler, chairman of the Ohio Credit Union League. Devon is joined by his mom and sister, and the Credit Unions for Kids mascot. (Photo provided by the Ohio Credit Union League)
Spearheaded by the Ohio Credit Union League's Credit Unions for Kids Committee, the march-a-thon raises funds to benefit Children's Hospitals. After an additional wine auction to benefit the hospitals, Ohio credit unions have raised a grand total of $118,000 during the 2008 Marching Miles for Miracle Kids event. "A fundraising event of this magnitude is a great display of the cooperative spirit embraced by Ohio's credit unions," said Paul Mercer, league president. The 190-mile relay-style march kicked off in Toledo on April 6 and concluded in Columbus on April 24 at the league's Zenith 2008 convention. On average, marchers traveled 10 miles a day during the 19-day trek. For more information, photos, and diaries of each day's march, use the Marching Miles resource link.
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