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Front row, from left: Alec Bauman and Hannah Bauman. Back row: Lori Swank, T.J. Tiger, and Chantal Irish of the Childrens Miracle Network.

Dairy Queen holds Miracle Treat Day for MU hospital

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 12:41 pm

Dairy Queen, in Vandalia, raised money last Thursday during it’s annual Miracle Treat Day, with Blizzard treat proceeds (sales price minus cost of ingredients) going to the MU Children’s Hospital in Columbia, Mo. T.J. Tiger was at the event. (Total expected to be reported at a later date). Since 1984, Dairy Queen’s all over North America have raised more than $100 million in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

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    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:26 am

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    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:21 am

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