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Friends of Iron Belle raise money for trail safety


April 23, 2018

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

LESLEE HEIN sells 50/50 tickets to raise money for the Iron Belle Trail Saturday at the Elk and Hound Restaurant. Money raised during the event will be used for safety improvements on the trail, the local section of which runs between Ironwood and Bessemer.


IRONWOOD - Supporters of the Iron Belle Trail gathered at the Elk and Hound Restaurant Saturday night for a dinner to raise for the trail.

"(It went) better then we thought. We weren't sure what we were going to get, you know it was our first one. It was a shot in the dark as to what was going to happen," said Sam Davey, one of the fundraiser's organizers. "But we're quite pleased with the turnout."

Along with a sloppy joe dinner, there was a 50/50 drawing and various prizes to be raffled off.

While the final count hadn't been completed, he est...

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