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From left to right, Annie Leonard, Heather Wieczorek, Dawn Williams, Kari Kirchmeyer, Abbie Titze, Karin Larson and Tracy Pardy pose for this photo Thursday in front of the Siouxland Photo Booth, which was donated for use during today's Splash of Spirits fundraiser. Leonard and Pardy are employed by Avera Queen of Peace Foundation, and the others are volunteer members of the Splash of Spirits planning committee. Pardy said not all committee members could be present. (Candy DenOuden/Republic)

Splash of Spirits refocuses on purpose, mission

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Tracy Pardy doesn't mind asking people for money.

"It's easy for me to ask anyone for money when I know it's going to help save someone's life," she said.


Pardy is the Avera Queen of Peace Foundation's director and said she believes in the foundation's mission and results.

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