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Memorial Weekend in Mitchell carries on after volunteer’s death

May 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Greg Foster saw the potential of the Memorial Weekend in Mitchell event.

Started in 2003 as a small poker run in area bars, it could become a downtown celebration, with bigger crowds and increased involvement from and more money raised for the battle of cystic fibrosis, he thought Continue Reading

Memorial Day event group sees it as way to give back

December 7, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Dan Schneider calls it a “rough year.”
His mother passed away and there have been some lesser pains as well. But he’s reaching out to help others, not looking for people to comfort him.
Schneider, the manager at Advance Auto Parts, is helping raise money for a Memorial Day weekend event in downtown Mitchell by helping customize a 1994 Chevrolet S-10 custom “Kustom Kruiser.” Raffle tickets are being sold for $5 to offer a chance to win the tricked-out truck. Continue Reading