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OCC Swim-a-thon Benefits Nicholas Colby Fund

By Jill Tarkoff, OCC

  • 6 August 2008
  • Author: LGilbert
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OCC Swim-a-thon Benefits Nicholas Colby Fund
By Jill Tarkoff, OCC
Nicholas Colby Fund volunteers Sarah Atkinson, Becky Edwards, Dustin Montero, Allie Edwards, & Erin Collier  -  Photo Allie Edwards Steve Haufler, OCC Head Swim Coach with swimmers
Nicholas Colby Fund volunteers Sarah Atkinson, Becky Edwards,
Dustin Montero, Allie Edwards, & Erin Collier
Steve Haufler, OCC Head Swim Coach with swimmers
Photo Allie Edwards Photo Allie Edwards
"I love swimming as a sport, but it makes me even happier to swim for children who are less fortunate. I feel special that I was part of this,” said Kyle, an Orinda Country Club swimmer. On July 21st the Orinda Country Club Sharks swimming team, coached by Steve Haufler, held their annual Swim-a-thon. This year the team swam laps to raise money for The Nicholas Colby Fund in Walnut Creek. Swimmers age four to eighteen donated $5,000 to help children with cancer, degenerative conditions or other life threatening illnesses and their families. The Nicholas Colby Fund reaches out to children through collaborative relationships set up with Children’s Hospital Oakland, Stanford-Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, The University of California San Francisco Children&a
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