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Three Rivers Kiwanis Annual Auction and Raffle Deemed A Success!

June 26, 2011 - MILO - By James Macomber

Milo, Maine: The Annual Three Rivers Kiwanis Auction, Yard Sale and Raffle was held last Friday, June 24th and Saturday, June 25th which attracted bargain and deal hunter from across the region.

“It takes a year of planning and over 20 volunteers to make this event a success,”, says James Macomber. All money raised during this annual event goes towards to Kiwanis sponsored projects or supported programs such as the RIF program, Secret Santa, Boy & Girl Scouts, 4H, Food Cupboard, Builders & Key Clubs, Bike Rodeo, Smart Start for Students and Veterans Day Dinner to name a few.

Raffle prize winners were Ellen DeWitt of Milo won the $200.00 of Groceries from Tradewinds, Carla Harmon of Portland won the $150.00 of gas cards from Harmon’s Shell and Sherlene Ladd of Medford won the $50.00 gift certificate from Hobnobbers Restaurant. The proceeds of the raffle will be used to fund the Reading is Fundamental program, and summer reading program in the local elementary schools.

The Club wishes to express appreciation to the many area buyers, businesses who have been supporters of our auction by buying auction and yard sale items; providing goods and services to sell. They particularly appreciate the grants provided by Mayo Hospital, Pleasant River Lumber Company and Lumbra Hardwood products.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Three Rivers Kiwanis Club of Milo/Brownville please visit www.ThreeRiversKiwanis.org or visit a Kiwanis meeting that meets every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am in Milo at the Coburn Family Restaurant located on Park Street.

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