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AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The University of Maine Augusta is gearing up to take part in a dace competition that benefits breast cancer awareness and support programs. It's called the "Pink Glove Dance". For the next several months faculty, staff and students will put together a video, with the help of staff and patients at the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care. It;s going to be a lot of work... but it's being spearheaded by a long-time UMA e,ployee who was diagnosed with breast cancer a year ago, and is determined to spread the word about the importance of early detection.

The group first must raise $2000 and donate it to a local breast cancer care group. They have chosen the Alfond Center.

The website is: http://www.fundme.com/en/explore?query=pink+glove
Folks can also send a donation by check (made out to: Pink Glove Dance) c/o Maine Education Credit Union; 15 University Dr.; Augusta, Maine 04330

Voting will be in Sept.. And the winner chosen in October.

This is a national contest and other groups are welcome to enter.

Here are the guidelines: http://www.pinkglovedance.com/

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