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Custer County Foundation gala huge success

December 5, 2011

Patti Duryea, at right, wins the 'Heads & Tails' bead competition. Mike Flint, at left, came in second.

The Custer County Foundation celebrated its seventh annual gala and auction Saturday evening with over 300 people participating in the evening's festivities. A ‘Heads & Tails’ competition added to the fun, and proved to be one of the highlights of the evening. Raffle winners included: Cindy Taylor who won the diamond necklace; Rick Nelson, the four-wheeler; Cleo Jacobson, the Nativity and Patti Duryea, $500 cash as the winner of the 'Heads & Tails' competition.

The final tally isn’t in, but early estimates indicate that the event will have earned over $50,000 for the Foundation’s countywide grant and scholarship programs.

For more on Saturday’s event see this week’s Custer County Chief. Photos of the event are available for viewing on this website, just click ‘Order Photos’ and then select the Custer County Foundation Gala folders.

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