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Published September 21, 2011, 10:08 PM

Richland County health workers don pink gloves for contest

Richland County, ND (WDAY TV) - It’s a YouTube Sensation and not it's come to Richland County.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

It’s a YouTube Sensation and not it's come to Richland County. This is the Pink Glove Video that was done by Hospital Workers in Portland, Oregon in 2009 in support of breast cancer awareness and prevention. The video has had over 13 million views. Now, Richland County Health Department is getting into the act. Workers did their part and pink glove danced for a video that is going to be entered in a nationwide contest. The winner will get to donate $10,000 to a breast cancer charity of their choice, and it's not just the healthcare department that's getting in the act.

Jean Smith – Richland County Health: “We decided how to capture Richland County, we decided we needed industry, we needed education, agriculture, we wanted breast cancer survivors included and Richland County Health Department Employees and all of Richland county employees.”

The winner of the contest is determined by the public and they need your help to vote for them. Between October 3rd and the 21st you can go to pinkglovedance.com and voter for Richland County Health Department.

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