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BCFCU raffles baskets for Komen foundation

Two breast cancer survivors, Elisa Reagan of Sanderson and Liz Taylor of Macclenny (2nd and 3rd from left in front row) won gift baskets worth $750 in gift cards and merchandise during a recent campaign by Country Federal Credit Union to raise funds for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The credit union presented a check for $517 to the foundation on November 4, representing proceeds from raffles at its Macclenny and Baldwin branches, according to manager Anita Crews (left in photo). Thirty-five area businesses and individuals donated money and merchandise to fill the baskets.

The top ‘Halloween’ entries

Kaylee Baity of Macclenny, who turns 13 on Halloween, Cassidy Gray, 17, of Sanderson, and Pam Bagley, 59, of Glen St. Mary all won $50 prizes in The Press’ Halloween poetry contest.

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Fall Queen Pageant held October 19

Pictured above are winners in five age (2 through 18) categories at the Fall Queen Pageant sponsored by the BCHS Rhythmette Dance team and held at the middle school auditorium on October 19. In the front row (l-r) are Isabella Gray, best costume, Catelynn Sands, 1st runner-up Little Miss Fall, Lillian Jewell, Little Miss Fall, Mallory Jackson, best costume and Tiny Miss Fall 1st runner-up, Aubrey Beam, Tiny Miss Fall; (back row) Alexis Scheider, Junior Fall Princess 1st runner-up, Gabriela Stuhr, best costume and Junior Fall Princess, Lacey England, 1st runner-up Fall Queen, Rachel Smith, event judge and Miss Gainesville, Ashley Suggs, best costume and Fall Queen, Makenzie Rhoden, best costume and Fall Princess, and Selena Gonzalez, 1st runner-up Fall Princess.

Photo by Jennifer Richardson

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