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Camper giveaway raises $36,000

On hand for the drawing were, from left, Bob Bliss, Chrissy Carlson, Phyllis Johnson (all of WE Fest), Patrick Petermann (Boys & Girls Clubs executive director), winner Joe Malloy and Sue Trnka (Boys & Girls Clubs development director). SUBMITTED PHOTO

This year’s raffle raised over $36,000 to support afterschool and summer programs for more than 850 children that attend Boys & Girls Club locations in Detroit Lakes and Perham.  Boys & Girls Clubs are grateful to sponsors WE Fest, Outlet Recreation, KLN Family Brands, Arvig, Lakeshirts, Midwest Bank, Real Country 102.3 KRCQ, Nereson Automotive, and the Boys & Girls Club Thrift Store and More plus nearly 50 dedicated ticket volunteers and more than 1,800 individuals that took a chance on the drawing.  Joe Malloy of Eagan, MN was the lucky winner of the 2014 GulfStream AmeriLite travel trailer, VIP music and camping for two in 2015, and a bundle of camping gear including a $200 gift card to Minnesota State Parks.