The AAU Junior Olympics meet in Des Moines, Iowa begins in a little over a week, and a local family is raising funds to send their three children to compete.  Denise Bruce and her husband Gerad are organizing a Zumba Master Class Saturday at James Killion Park at Salu from 6-8pm. 

Denise tells The Big Z it will cost about $2000 to send their children Gerad, Sinaya and Jada, who will be participating in a variety of track and field events, to the event. 

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Eleven-year-old Gerad will compete in the 1500 meter race walk. 10-year-old Sinaya will be in the 100 meter dash, long jump, and shot put.  8-year-old Jada will also be in the shot put.  For more information on the fundraiser, call 580-5667. 


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