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2012 Friends of Scouting campaign underway

The 2012 Friends of Scouting campaign is underway in Franklin County, according to Mitch Gatlin, Senior District Executive for the White Oak District of Boy Scouts of America.

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Beard Busters Chapter, NWTF, event grosses almost $17,110

The Beard Busters Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation grossed $17,110 from its annual fund raising dinner and auction Friday, Feb. 24.

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“Night at the Museum” sign up extended

The deadline for Mount Vernon Intermediate School (fifth and sixth grade) students to enter the “Night at the Museum” competition is being extended.

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Charlotte Chaney to speak

Charlotte Chaney will talk about preservation of historical documents, photos and textiles at the March 5 meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association.

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Library to celebrate Dr. Seuss Friday, March 2

The Franklin County Library is going to be hosts for a Dr. Seuss Friday on Friday, March 2 in conjunction with the National Education Associations Read Across America day.

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Bingo raises over $12,000 for students

Nicole and John Duvall accept a prize from Interact volunteer Asja GadlinNicole and John Duvall accept a prize from Interact volunteer Asja Gadlin after Rotarian Pat Wright double checked their Bingo numbers.

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Anniversary celebration

Anniversary celebration balloon releaseStaff members with Kids Under Construction celebrated the organizations 20th anniversary by releasing 20 colorful balloons on Sunday, Feb. 26.

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Farmers Market opens Saturday, March 3

The Farmer’s Market returns to the downtown Mount Vernon square on Saturday, March 3 to begin its fourth year of operation.

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American Legion donation

American Legion donationSusie O’Neal of the American Legion Auxilliary presents a $500 donation to Stephanie Wright and Adrian Bolin.

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