Feb 26, 2014

USD Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity raises money for cancer research

VERMILLION, S.D. -- The Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, Kappa Pi Chapter at the University of South Dakota, raised more than $1,700 for leukemia, lymphoma and melanoma cancer research through the Taylor Trudeau Cycle for Life event in February.

Cycle for Life is an annual philanthropy activity open to all members of the USD campus as well as members of the Vermillion community. Taylor Trudeau Cycle for Life promotes healthy habits while raising money and awareness for leukemia, lymphoma and melanoma research.

The Kappa Pi Chapter experienced record attendance and donations from families and businesses in 2014, succeeding last year’s fundraising total by more than $400. For more information, please contact Cole Hensley, Pi Kappa Alpha Public Relations Chair, at cole.hensley@coyotes.usd.edu or at (605) 413-6987(605) 413-6987.

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Peter Carrels
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