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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Noses used to raise funds for kids in poverty


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Sharon Patterson is overly excited to wear a red nose and raise funds for a good cause.

A national campaign turned local when Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center employees and residents decided to see how much they could raise for the cause.

Bobbi Jo Drozd, CRRC administrator, said when they heard about the Red Nose Day Fundraising effort, they contacted the Rock Springs Walgreens to purchase the noses.

Drozd said they purchased about $200 worth of merchandise from the store to sell in order to raise money for the cause. All of the money raised goes to help children in poverty and a portion of those funds will stay in Wyoming, she said.

"A lot of donations came from r...

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