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The Ellis County Press raises $2,308 for the cure

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Tia Mogged: Nathan Pelzel, of Palmer won The Ellis County Press silent auction item, a Sym 125 HD scooter donated by Action Power Sports during the “Relay for Life” Saturday, April 30. All proceeds went to the American Cancer Society. Tia Mogged: Nathan Pelzel, of Palmer won The Ellis County Press silent auction item, a Sym 125 HD scooter donated by Action Power Sports during the “Relay for Life” Saturday, April 30. All proceeds went to the American Cancer Society.

ENNIS – The Ellis County Press Team Captain Megan Gray is very excited to not only meet, but exceed her fundraising goal of $1,500 during the annual Relay for Life event Friday, April, 29 at the Ennis Motorplex.

“This was my first year to participate and I thought, cancer runs on both sides of my family, why not do something to help?”said Gray, news editor for The Ellis County Press.

The event, had a total of 49 teams, 776 participants and raised more than $110,781.

“I am very thankful to all my team members and to all the companies who donated to our raffle and silent auction,” said Gray.

List of raffle items and their donors:

1 - $50 off certificate Discount Tire

1 – Iron cross necklace from Cowboy Trading Co.

5 - $5 coupons from Chili’s

1 – Gift certificate for $50 Dinner for 4 from Bubba’s BBQ

1 – Gift card from Razzoo’s for $25

3 – $25 gift cards from Walmart

9 – “1 Free Game” cards from Super Bowl

1 – Gift certificate “2 hrs bowling up to 12 guests” from All Star Bowling

1 – Gift basket from Interior Ideas

1 – Gift certificate for exhaust repair from Dan Betts Muffler

1 – $25 gift card from Fabulous Shoes

2 – Lamps from Pollan Furniture

1 – Scooter from Action Powersports 

1 – HD Video Camera from Aaron’s

1 – Ratchet set from Auto Zone

1 – Hat from Henry Rifle

1 – Mug from Henry Rifle

1 - $25 gift certificate from Tea & Co. (zebra box)

1 - $120 gift certificate for “service work” from Big Time Computer Outlet


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