Wilmette "Kirathon" exceeds girl's hopes
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Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jun 2009, p. 7


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Kimberly Fornek
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Hannah Arney, of Wilmette Junior High School, was 10 when her older sister, Kira, died of cancer in 2006. The Arney family, which also includes two sons, Chandler 11, and Nate, 8, established Kira's Fund to support Children's Memorial Hospital. Hannah Arney decided, as part of a school service project, to organize a fund raiser called the Kirathon in honor of her sister. The event, featuring music, art activities and groups walking laps was held May 29 at Mallinckrodt Park in Wilmette. The event raised over $75,000. Names mentioned in the article include Mrs. Katie Arney, Kristen Nykaza, Sara Rutherford, Mr. Eric Senne, a teacher

Photograph Kathleen Wallis with daughter, Skylar, age 4; Riley McNulty, 12 and Caroyn DeFarm, 12, both of Wilmette; Ashley Lipasek, 14, with Emly Ashenden, age 13, both of Wilmette
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18 Jun 2009
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Wilmette.News.301269
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English
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Wilmette "Kirathon" exceeds girl's hopes


Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.