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Town Talk 9-4-10

The music resumes Sunday at noon with an emphasis on country acoustic gospel music, and the festival continues to 7 p.m. or so. Local vendors will be set up both days. Those wishing to volunteer in the event are asked to call 623-9662.

High-stakes raffle & golfing set for charity

A summer jackpot 50-50 raffle is being held by North Country Ministry. The tickets are $100 each and only 200 raffle tickets will be sold.

Folks who prefer to not ante up the full amount may share the cost with friends. If all tickets are sold, the cash prizes are $5,000, $3,000, and $2,000. If fewer than 200 are sold, 50 percent of the proceeds will be shared in the above ratio. The drawing will be held during the North Country Ministry's golf fundraiser event Sept. 19. Call 623-2829 for either raffle tickets or a reservation for the golf outing. The golf tournament is open for players at $85 per person and it starts at 1 p.m. The event is conducted in a four-person scramble format, and prizes are to be awarded. A set of custom golf clubs is the prize for a hole-in-one. A steak bake at the clubhouse will follow the tournament play.

Great 'Garage Sale' is approaching

Oct. 2 and 3, brings the 31st annual World's Largest Garage Sale to town, with its tens of thousands of visitors. Donations of gift certificates or Adirondack nick-nacks are now being sought for a gift basket to be raffled off to visitors. The chamber conducts this raffle to collect data about where visitors hail from. The chamber takes on this task to justify occupancy tax monies received from Warren County.

Those who would like to share their talent and would like to perform at the garage sale, contact Sue at the chamber at 623-2161. There is no payment for performances, but entertainers but may sell CDs, books, or put out a donation jar.

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