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Prospecting club donates $5,500 to Kids Food Pak program


January 3, 2018

JUDY MARKERT, treasurer, presents a donation of $5,500 on behalf of the East Linn Treasure Seekers to Andee McCubbins for the Kids Food Pak program.

The East Linn Treasure Seekers finished off 2017 with a $5,500 donation to the Kids Food Pak program.

All of the group's activities that raise funds are dedicated to helping pay for the Food Pak program, said secretary Rita Houston, owner of the now-closed Rita's Relics prospecting supplies and antiques store.

The Food Pak program is assisting 87 children this year, said organizer Kandy Elliott. Each weekend, children take home backpacks filled with food for two breakfasts, lunches, snacks and dinners.

The East Linn Treasure Seekers is a group of metal detector enthusiasts who hold regul...

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