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Staying true to his words at YMCA

Published: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
McFarlane keeps his promise and swims a lap in his suit.
(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Lovett (left) and Fox present Andrew McFarlane (center), with checks totaling $3,000 for the Strong Kids campaign. The campaign runs until May 5.

Dixon YMCA executive director Andrew McFarlane gets dumped in the pool by corporate sponsors Don Lovett (left), marketing president of Sauk Valley Bank, Aaron Fox, director of corporate health services of KSB, and YMCA swimmer Kaitlin O’Donnell Monday afternoon. McFarlane promised the staff that if they raised $4,000 to start the Strong Kids campaign, he’d swim a couple laps in the pool in his suit. $8,085 has been raised with a goal of $65,000.

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