Cancer Fund dinner, auction Saturday at Elks

The Past Exalted Rulers Association of Falls City Elks Lodge #963 invites the public to a barbecue dinner and auction on Saturday, March 23, at the Lodge at 1417 Stone St.  The proceeds from this benefit will go to the Richardson County Cancer Fund, Inc., to help Richardson County cancer patients with travel expenses when they must travel for treatment.  The dinner is served from 5-7 p.m. (free will donation) and the auction starts at 7:30.

This is the eighth year for this event. The first seven benefits have raised in excess of $75,000 for this organization.  The need is great in our area.

In 2012, 37 cancer patients received benefits from the Richardson County Cancer Fund, bringing the total to 266 patients helped in the first seven years, and benefits paid out totaling $100,500.

A partial list of businesses and individuals donating items for the auction: Hullman’s Ford, 4-Corners Ag, A&G Steakhouse, Konstantino’s Pizza, Animal Health Center, Anita Pickard. Beauty Boutique, Dennis and Betty Merz, Bob Claymiller, Brown’s Shoe Fit, Carole James, Sharon Adams-The Studio, Melissa Everhart, Cody Strauch, Megan Goff, The Spirit Shoppe, O’Brien’s Massage Therapy, True Value, W&D Auto, WASP, Sarah Morris, Stripes & Signs, Trish Brewer, Nancy Kelley, Kristy Fischer, Cassondra Goff, Cathy Bullock, Cedar Hollow Foods, Chaney’s Furniture Co., Corner Liquor, Debbie Palmer, Dorr & Clark Funeral Home, Mutt & Jeff Drive In, Phil (Moose) Bletscher, Parkside Dental Clinic, Pat Rieschick, Pizza Hut, Pony Creek Rentals, Radio Shack, Runza, Shirley Jones, Merz Farm Equipment, Mary’s Appliance, ETC, Mane Attraction, Cara Cudney, Blue Collar Car Repair, all of Falls City; Casino White Cloud, White Cloud, KS; Wild Bill’s, Ye Ole Tyme Saloon, Rulo; Great Western Bank, Lewis Implement Co., Humboldt, and Six Mile Cafe, Dawson.

The PERs urge everyone to come and enjoy a good meal and a fun time at the auction.

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