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Pub Crawl a big success

Published: Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

This year’s Breast Cancer Pub Crawl again was a success. We begin and end at First Street Pub, host of this event, with stops at four other area bars, Alley Loop, Zero’s, Stables and Val’s, where we raise money to help in the fight against breast cancer.

Money raised is kept local so you may know or see someone you’ve helped by participating. We started this event 7 years ago, and it has grown each year with the help of good people who care about saving lives through preventative care.

Our efforts through the Well Woman Program will provide qualifying women in Lee County with a mammogram. Please contact the Lee County Health Department. 

We’re proud to say our efforts raised $5,800 – more than $600 more than last year. Thank you. This year’s 50/50 winner donated $169 back to the cause, his purse being $769. Thanks, Greg Coil.

Special thanks to area businesses and individuals who donated to the silent auction, and to the bidders. We hope you enjoy your purchases, and think of all the lives you have saved by buying an item.

Thank you to the volunteers and helpers who set up, Celia and Brian, and for decorating the other places, too. To Connie Lange, Donna Smith, and Ruth Post, for your time watching everything at the bar, thank you. Thank you to Scudders Apparel, who prints the shirts, Morley Signs, who keeps our banner current, and to our donors for their support.

Thank you to all the places, too numerous to mention, who have been supporting this cause for the last 7 years, and anyone who sold tickets for the 50/50. Great job. Your continued support is what keeps us doing this again and again.

But most of all to you, the participants of the annual “Save the Boobies” pub crawl, thank you.

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