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Turkeyfoot Crew has banner year

The Turkeyfoot Benefit Crew reported another record-setting year, raising an additional $10,000 over last year for a total of $43,000 from its two main fundraisers in 2012.

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Spokesperson Sonya Gorkowski said, “We had a wonderful year this year. We donated $3,000 to the Shriners and $10,000 each to Caring Hearts in Bellefontaine, Tri-County Hospice in Wapakoneta, Hardin County Hospice in Kenton and The Wilson Memorial Foundation in Sidney.

“These organizations provide the necessary and quality care for many people, young and old, that without them would not be available.”

The organization has raised more than $300,000 since its 2000 inception. “All funds go directly to patient care. No funds are used for administrative purposes. We are strictly volunteers,” Ms. Gorkowski related.

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