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Winters benefit

POTTSBORO — A day-long benefit for Donita and Gary Winters is being held this Saturday at the American Legion M.I.A. Post 231 in Pottsboro. Proceeds will aid the couple with medical expenses.

Activities get underway with a Fun Run. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the first bike out will be at noon. Throughout the day there will be a live auction, cake walk, “chicken drop bingo,” vendors, drawings, a bounce house, door prizes and more. Winners will be announced at 5 p.m.

A barbecue meal will be served at 3 p.m. and will be priced at $10 per plate. A limited number of meals will be available, so tickets need to be purchased in advance if possible by calling 903-821-5958 or 903-436-0157.

Music for the afternoon will be provided by Joe Schovanec, deejay. Live music for the dance that evening will be by Blu Rock.