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Democrats’ fundraiser Oct. 11

Published: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

SAVANNA – The Carroll County Democrats’ annual fall fundraising dinner will be from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Manny’s Pizza, 211 Main St.

A cocktail hour will be from 6 to 7 p.m., with a cash bar. Dinner tickets are $20 per person, $50 for sponsors, or $200 for chair-level members.

A raffle winner will be drawn; tickets are $50 each. Tickets are limited to 125 people, with each raffle ticket including two meals. If fewer than 100 tickets are sold, prizes will be 50 percent of the total collected. If more than 100 tickets are sold, the grand prize will be $1,500, with $400 for second place, $300 for third place, $200 for fourth, and $100 for fifth place.

Also planned are door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, and a silent auction.

Dinner tickets and any remaining raffle tickets will be available at the door. Both types can be bought in advance. Checks may be made out to Carroll County Democrats and sent to Carroll County Democrats, 1 Mill Drive, Mount Carroll, IL 61053.

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, and state Rep. Mike Smiddy, D-Hills-dale, have tentatively committed to attending, as have representatives from Sen. Dick Durbin’s office. Call Gerald Bork at 815-244-8975 for more information.

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