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Blondes vs. Brunettes' Team Blonde pool party in Dallas

Posted 10:38pm on Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2013

DALLAS -- During the 10-week Blondes vs. Brunettes season, 200 young professionals in the Dallas area raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care and research.

Leading up to the powder puff football game on August 17 at Roffino Stadium in east Dallas, the ladies will have 10 practices, an auction and each team has now thrown its own pool party. The Bru Crew's pool party took place in June, followed by Team Blonde's bash this past weekend at the swimming pool of the IMT Seville in Uptown.

The action got underway at 1 p.m. as Team Blonde members and supporters began to arrive, but the party kicked into high gear around 2:30 when the floodgates opened and it got really packed in a what felt like a matter of minutes. The games of choice for the big crowd -- that did include a few members of the Bru Crew -- were flip cup and beer pong while others just enjoyed being in the water as an escape from the sweltering heat. The party came to a close at 5 p.m. and moments later, the skies opened up with a monsoon-like rain storm, almost as if there had been some type of master plan ahead of time.

The two pool parties, which charged a $10 donation for entry, raised in the neighborhood of $5,000 each. The money goes directly to the each team's fundraising total. Following last year's Blondes vs Brunettes season that raised $340,000 to put the organization's five-year total to over $1 million, the goal for this year is to top that total by raising $350,000. After Saturday's Team Blonde event, they are up to $150,000 toward their goal.

For further information on Blondes vs. Brunettes and to purchase tickets to the big game, visit here.

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