2013 GeeWiz team excels at fundraising: More than $12,000 raised for American Heart Association

May 24, 2013


2013 GeeWiz team at Heart WalkFourteen GeeWiz team members, representing the Geophysical Institute, showed their support for the American Heart Association by raising more than $12,200 and participating in the 2013 Heart Walk in Fairbanks. 


The GeeWiz team raised the most money among the UAF teams and was the second-best at fundraising among all teams in the city. 


The condensed 1-mile walk took place on Saturday, May 18, despite freezing temperatures.


Team members (left to right): Kimberly & Andy Cummins, with baby Clara, Deb Coxon, Lon Sonsalla, Doreen Hayward, Roberta Greenlee (co-captain), Les Hayward, Jackie Dashiell (co-captain), and Dayne Ellanna. Not pictured: Carol Hsieh, Nettie LaBelle-Hamer, Roger Smith, Robert Valdez, and Vicky Wolf. Photo by D. Ordal.