During their final home match for the 2012 season, the Emeralds took on the Big Bay de Noc Black Bears in the “Dig fur a Cure” volleyball tournament. Both teams and spectators dressing in pink to raise funds for Shirley’s Angels, a local cancer support organization. The hallway outside the gymnasium was filled with groups and organizations providing information on breast cancer. Various home party vendors and crafters also participated in the event by donating a percentage of their sales. Over $4,000 was raised through the events. Shirley’s Angels mission statement states it was organized to aid those inflicted with breast cancer by promoting breast cancer research and outreach, including providing education and breast cancer support to those who desperately need it. Further information is available on at www.shirleysangels.org. Above: Dressed in pink for the cause at a recent Zumba class are (front row, from left) Anna Kopecky, Marianne Ackley, Christi Ryan, Shannon Rochon (back row) Deanna Clifton, Jessica Demers, April Collins, Rachel Huntington, Mandy Renk, Morgan Hyland, Karen Golat, Janice Unger, Lynne Giles, Alyssa Mason, Laurie Johnson. At right: Louise Burson (left) and Sandy Houghton, both breast cancer survivors, provided information on “Shirleys Angels”. 28p1.jpg