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Moose Lodge Benefit Nets Over $10K for Child with Bone Cancer


Last updated 9/5/2019 at 7:25am

Moose Lodge Administrator Robert Grose, Treasurer Dana Bean and Past Governor Joe Settle present benefit check to 12-year-old Ambrey Batson and her parents Shelley and Robby (2nd from left)

Lake Wales Moose Lodge 2391 officials were thrilled with the success of their Aug. 25 fundraiser to benefit 12-year-old Ambrey Batson, who is battling a rare form of bone cancer. The Lodge set a goal of $5,000 for the event and ended up raising more than double that amount.

The benefit drew about 200 people and served about 130 of the pulled pork dinners. Other funds were raised through an auction, raffles and 50-50 drawing.

Lodge Past Governor and event Volunteer Joe Settle expressed appreciation to Lake Wales area merchants who generously donated toward the event. Lodge officials present...

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