Marshall Co. rescue squad to hold fundraiser

BENTON, KY (KFVS) - The Marshall County Rescue Squad has announced their2013 Spring fundraiser will start on February 18 and end on April 27.

Organizers say the fundraiser will be by phone call only. Money made from the fund raiser will be  used to equip a rope-rescue technician team and update water rescue team equipment.                  

According to the rescue squad, anyone who makes a donation will receive two tickets for two prizes to be given away during an open house April 27, from 3-5 p.m.

A drawing to be held at 5 p.m. Rules state you must be at least 18-years-old and you must be present to win. Prizes include an 4 GB X-Box 360 and a large flat screen Television. The prizes are being  provided by the fundraiser coordinator. There will also be a silent auction that ends April 27 at 5 p.m.

To view items for bid, stop by the rescue squad base at 201 Ash Street in Benton, Ky., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Additional items could be added throughout the fundraiser.

If you have any questions contact Chief Carl "Curtis" Curtner at (270) 703-8204 or Ann (coordinator) at (270) 519-1568.

Chief Curtner says if anyone comes to your door seeking donations try to get a vehicle plate number or name of person and contact the chief. He says they will prosecute anyone defrauding supporters.

Again, the fundraiser will be held by phone only, according to organizers.

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