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Chicago Bears Make Donation for Tornado Relief at UW-Platteville
By Larry Burkum, KCRG-TV9
PLATTEVILLE, Wisc. The Chicago Bears are helping the University of Wisconsin Platteville after a tornado damaged the school’s campus in June.
The Bears held their summer training camps at the Platteville campus from 1984 to 2001.
Friday, the team presented a $50,000 check to the school for a relief fund.
An EF-2 tornado struck the university June 16th, damaging five buildings and the school’s football stadium.
The Pioneer Relief Fund supports students and staff who the tornado affected.