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Fund-raising event for cancer society returns

Fund-raising event for cancer society returns Fund-raising event for cancer society returns

The Carnival for Cancer will be Friday, Sept. 16, at Fountain United Methodist Church, located 6-1/2 miles west of Corydon (take S.R. 62 to Harrison Springs Road, turn right; there will be signs).

The outdoor event will include a chili supper (chili, hot dogs, desserts and drinks for a free-will offering), carnival games (most cost 10 cents), a silent auction, yard sale, sweet shop and performance by the Corydon Dulcimers, all of which begin at 5 p.m.

At 6, there will be a cake walk.

There will be a live auction at 6:30 pm conducted by Eric Stroud. Items for the auction as well as a silent auctions have been donated by local businesses and individuals.

The event, jointly sponsored by the Blue River All Stars 4-H and the Blue River Hills Extension Homemakers, raises money for the American Cancer Society. Cumulative returns, including revenue from past carnival proceeds, should surpass the $250,000 total this year. All proceeds will be matched by the Harrison County Community Foundation through the Betty Goldman Endowment Fund.

The event is open to the public.

For more information, directions or to make a monetary donation or provide items, contact Karen Schwartz at 812-736-2373 or by email at [email protected]

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