West Plains Angels cap year with big events
Banquet, Christmas tree drawing generate $6,500 for six area charity organizations
Last updated 1/16/2020 at 9:50am
CHENEY – It’s was a busy year for the charitable organization, the West Plains Angels, in 2019, and while president Tony Blount is planning on even more fund raising events in 2020, he’s also thinking of cutting down on the frequency these occur near the end.
The 501(c) (3) organization started by Blount and his wife Amy in March 2018 held two fund raisers within a week of each other in December – the annual Christmas banquet with silent and live auctions and the Christmas Tree Jackpot drawing. Both required a lot of legwork to coordinate and get up and running.
“It was just a lit...