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56th annual Ludlow Rotary Penny Sale benefit held Saturday

Saturday, April 28 at 6 p.m.-The Ludlow Rotary Club will hold its 56th Annual Penny Sale Saturday, April 28, at the Black River High School auditorium. The Penny Sale starts at 6 p.m. and admission is free.

The Penny Sale is currently one of the largest fundraisers undertaken by the Ludlow Rotary Club. The proceeds are used for college scholarships for area high school students living in Cavendish, Ludlow, Plymouth and Mt. Holly. Additional proceeds are used for local school events and community projects such as the Cavendish/Proctorsville Greven Field, LPC-TV, Black River Valley Senior Center, Apple Blossom Cotillion, Mountainside House, Black River Museum, Black River Good Neighbors, the Rotary International Youth Exchange program as well as other worthy causes.

The prize list is long. Over 400 prizes totaling more than $22,000 in value will be given away during the evening. Some donated prizes include: bicycles, ski passes, local restaurant gift certificates, power tools, Red Sox tickets, home maintenance items, theatre tickets, gas cards, fire safety items, propane grill cylinders, garden tools, maple products and the all-time favorite - cash! We will also have a swap table available for those of you who may want to swap your prize with another winner.

The Ludlow club is celebrating its 85th Anniversary this year and we will be giving away to the first 85 kids a free gift! Come help celebrate our 85 years of community and international service!

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