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2010-08-05 / Community News

Annual Lions Club/Lexington Fire Department Fundraiser

With six remaining the contestants in the $10,000 giveaway are getting a little nervous. Phillip Brown, Nancy Perry, Sally Colona, Avery Wright, Brian Lindgren, and Misty Schumpert are seen above. With six remaining the contestants in the $10,000 giveaway are getting a little nervous. Phillip Brown, Nancy Perry, Sally Colona, Avery Wright, Brian Lindgren, and Misty Schumpert are seen above. Saturday night the Lexington Lions Club and Lexington Volunteer Fire Departnment held their annual fundraiser at the Lexington Park Building. An excellent meal of barbecue, potato salad, homemade noodles and more was topped off with plenty of suspence, excitement, prizes, and loads of laughter. The sold-out crowd filled the hall almost to capacity while auctioneer Keith Bexley and co-emcees Byron Wren (representing the Lions Club) and Mike Organ (representing the LVFD) kept things moving at an entertaining clip. Here are a few pictures of the event. PHOTOS BY KRISY ORGAN.
The hall was full of folks that had good food and a great time at the Lexington Lions Club and Lexington Volunteer Fire Department fundraiser last Saturday night. The hall was full of folks that had good food and a great time at the Lexington Lions Club and Lexington Volunteer Fire Department fundraiser last Saturday night.
The dessert table was manned by Estelle Proske and many other cheerful helpers. The dessert table was manned by Estelle Proske and many other cheerful helpers.
Mrs. Erna Patschke (seated) supervises her daughter Linda and son Kenneth in preparing the sides for the fundraiser meal. Mrs. Erna Patschke (seated) supervises her daughter Linda and son Kenneth in preparing the sides for the fundraiser meal.
Getting the meat ready for the fundraiser meal were: left to right: Chris Billings, Don Bayer, Darrell Shed, Ace Blankenburg, Jared Ahrendt, Michael Milburn and Kevin Bayer. Getting the meat ready for the fundraiser meal were: left to right: Chris Billings, Don Bayer, Darrell Shed, Ace Blankenburg, Jared Ahrendt, Michael Milburn and Kevin Bayer.
Keith Bexley auctioned off the tickets and helped with the entertainment. Keith Bexley auctioned off the tickets and helped with the entertainment.
Representative Tim Kleinschmidt takes a $50 dollar bill ‘over’ the table from Mike Organ. Representative Tim Kleinschmidt takes a $50 dollar bill ‘over’ the table from Mike Organ.

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