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Students ready to bring some shine to the city

'We all get to wear neon shirts, work in teams, and meet amazing community members all in the name of raising money for Cystic Fibrosis'
Frosh Leaders were able to shine a helicopter, provided by Helicopters Canada yesterday in preparation for Shine Day this coming Saturday. 
 
Hundreds of students in bright yellow t-shirts will be spread out across 12 locations on Saturday to raise money and awareness for Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Nipissing University Student Union (NUSU) has been raising money for this cause over the past 21 years. 

"Shine Day has become an event our students look forward to throughout Frosh Week every year. We all get to wear neon shirts, work in teams, and meet amazing community members all in the name of raising money for Cystic Fibrosis," said Sarah Carlton, Frosh and Shine Day Coordinator. 

Cystic Fibrosis is the most common fatal genetic disease affecting Canadian children and young adults. It is estimated that one in every 3,600 children born in Canada has CF. 
 
Xander Winter, NUSU VP Communications, and organizer of this year's Shine Day attended the Shinerama National Leadership Conference this past May with student leaders from across Canada. 

"Attending the Shinerama National Conference really opened my eyes to what people living with CF have to deal with on a daily basis. We are so fortunate to go out into communities who support this cause and our students every year, as well as get to work with Cystic Fibrosis Canada." 
 
The goal this year is $15,000. 

Winter added, "To date we have raised $322,000 for CF and look forward to raising more money this coming weekend." 
 
The September 1st Shine locations are as follows: 

North Bay
1. KIA - Eloy Road
2. Sobey's - Algonquin Ave. N
3. Independent Grocers - Laurentian Ave
4. gd2go - Foran Street
5. Bay Truck Stop - ON 11 Highway
6. Mike & Lori's No Frills - McKeown Ave
7. Beer Store/Food Basics - Cassells Street
8. Best Western - Lakeshore Drive
9. Capitol Centre - Main Street E
10. North Bay Mall - Lakeshore Drive

Powassan 
11. 250 Clark Street Community Centre .- Clark Street
 
Sturgeon Falls
12. Caisse Populaire - King Street 



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