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Daffodils, the symbol of life and hope, on sale now to raise funds for cancer research

Monday, January 21, 2013

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The Southwest Nebraska Unit of the American Cancer Society begins sales today of daffodils for "Daffodil Days 2013," its annual fund-raiser to support the ACS's programs of research, education and patient services. The mascot for 2013 is Boyds Bear "Ray O. Hope."
McCOOK, Nebraska -- The Southwest Nebraska Unit of the American Cancer Society begins sales today of daffodils -- the first flower of spring and a symbol of life and hope -- for "Daffodil Days 2013."

Sales will continue through Monday, Feb. 18, and daffodils will be delivered the week of March 4.

-- For each donation of $10, ACS supporters will receive a bouquet of eight to 10 daffodil blossoms.

-- The "Sunshine Bouquet" of 10 daffodil stems is delivered in a glass vase, and costs $15.

-- For $25, supporters can buy the "Bear and a Bunch" package, a Boyds Bear designed exclusively for Daffodil Days and approximately 10 daffodil stems. The bear's name is "Ray O. Hope."

Daffodils are also available in half-cases and whole cases.

Churches will be contacted to participate in "Daffodil Sunday" scheduled March 10.

To order, contact:

Sunya Decker in McCook, (308) 345-3389.

Nona Zink in Indianola, (308) 364-2724.

Arlene Newcomb in Bartley, (308) 692-3426.

Jan Singleton in Hayes Center, (308) 286-3676.

Sarah Vrbas in Palisade, (308) 285-3373.

Lorenda Forbes in Beaver City, (308) 268-2875.


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