Steve Baker, president of Springfield Plastics Inc., greets Dr. Aziz Khan before a check presentation event at Simmons Cancer Institute on November 18. The Auburn manufacturing company's "Drain for the Cure" campaign raised more than $54,000 for cancer research and patient programs.

Steve Baker, president of Springfield Plastics Inc., greets Dr. Aziz Khan before a check presentation event at Simmons Cancer Institute on November 18. The Auburn manufacturing company's "Drain for the Cure" campaign raised more than $54,000 for cancer research and patient programs.

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