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Christmas tree auction sets new records


December 6, 2017

The Sweet Home Alumni Foundation’s annual Trees for Scholarships dinner and auction grossed more than $37,000 Saturday night as guests packed into the Sweet Home High School cafeteria to bid on lavishly decorated trees and other items.

Proceeds from the event go to college scholarships that have been awarded to graduating Sweet Home High School seniors since SHAF was founded 25 years ago.

Coming into this year, the auctions have raised more than $450,000 for scholarships and emcee Greg Ego told the crowd that SHAF currently has more than $1 million in principal capital, interest from wh...

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