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Blue Jean Ball is for the kids


February 8, 2019

Jana Peterson / Pine Knot News

Emcee Shaun Williams and Del Prevost check the final coin toss in the Heads or Tails game as the final two contestants predict the winning result by placing their hands on their heads or tails.

While it's a blast and there's plenty of swag at the Blue Jean Ball, the annual bash is about more than having a good time.

It's about the kids.

Cloquet Ed Foundation Board President Mike Owens explained that CEF was able to fund more than $70,000 in grant requests from Cloquet school teachers and others to give students opportunities that might not otherwise be possible if they depended on the school district for the money.

The money goes toward everything from field trips to the Twin Cities to watch a play or go to an art exhibit, to extracurriculars such as Science Fair and Destination I...

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