EVENT: Date for Life was held on February 13 at the Graves 601 Hotel.
REASON: The sixth annual event was held in honor of Katie Jurek, who lost her battle with bone cancer at age 20 after a five-year fight. Money raised at Date for Life benefits the Children’s Cancer Research Fund, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer.
WHO’S WHO: Twin Cities singles with a passion for fighting childhood cancer were the prizes in a date auction at the event, which raised more than $55,000.
GOING ONCE, GOING TWICE: The highest-earning bachelorette scored a date night bid of $6,000.
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