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Inspiring Hope

Illinois’ first breast cancer survivor Dragon Boat Team

We are taking on breast cancer.

» empowering survivors through dragon boating and community engagement
» educating about prevention, treatment, and life after diagnosis
» supporting research to find a cure

We are the Prairie Dragon Paddlers – Inspiring hope.

Happenings

5 days ago
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This past week, 4 Paddlers from PDP attended a week long training camp in Florida! This photo is at the end of a 2k race- look at the determination, and Look at those PDP paddles! The week also included a *10* mile paddle on Thursday! What a ... See more

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2 weeks ago
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A sneak peak of a little dragon fun last night! Join us at the Sing for the Health of It event tomorrow night to see the finished product in person!

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2 weeks ago
Prairie Dragon Paddlers

Congratulations to our top 10 finalists!
Anastasia Shawback
Jessica and Caitlin Elliott
Cassidy Hinkle
Jan Ruffner
Jon Seeley
Lora Hardesty
Michele Smith
Ranae Wilson
Robert King
Christina and Mark Radi

To see these amazing singers perform LIVE, ... See more

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2 weeks ago

We are pleased to present the fantastic singers that will perform April 5th, 7-10 pm at City Center!
Anastasia Shawback
Jessica and Caitlin Elliott
Cassidy Hinkle
Jan Ruffner
Jon Seeley
Lora Hardesty
Michele Smith
Ranae Wilson
Robert ... See more

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3 weeks ago

Winners will be announced soon.....calculating votes!

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3 weeks ago
Prairie Dragon Paddlers

YOU ONLY HAVE UNTIL MIDNIGHT TO GET THOSE VOTES IN!!!! #PDPSING

9 HOURS OF VOTING TIME LEFT! Is your favorite at the top? Help boost them to the top with your votes!!!!! Voting ends at midnight! #PDPSING

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3 weeks ago
Prairie Dragon Paddlers' singing-contest fundraiser set April 5

Voting ends tonight at midnight!

Proceeds from the event, where 10 area finalists will compete to win the grand-prize trip to Nashville, Tenn., will benefit the Research Center at Illinois and the group's efforts to support breast-cancer survivors.

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3 weeks ago
Prairie Dragon Paddlers

And don't forget to buy your tickets! #PDPSING

You only have TODAY AND TOMORROW to get your votes in! Who will win a spot in our coveted top 10?! Vote to make sure it is one of your favorites! #PDPSING

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3 weeks ago
Prairie Dragon Paddlers

Make sure you get all your votes in and purchase your tickets for Sing for the Health of It! #PDPSING

You only have TODAY, TOMORROW, and THURSDAY to get your votes in so what are you waiting for?! Go vote and purchase your tickets! #PDPSING

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