Superior Optimist Club to host fundraisers

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The Superior Optimist Club will be hosting a series of fundraisers to assist the club with their community projects.

Starting Feb. 8, the club will sell raffle tickets for cash prizes. The tickets will cost $20 and prizes will be $500 for first place, $300 for second and $200 for third. Only 100 tickets will be sold for this raffle and the winners will be announced on Mar. 9 during the Apache Leap Mining Festival.

On Feb. 16, the club will be hosting a pancake breakfast at the Magma Club during the second Annual LOST Eco Tourism Festival. Breakfast will be $6 and will include either a pancake breakfast or chorizo and egg breakfast.

The club is also planning their annual Richard Castaneda Scholarship Horseshoe Tournament for Apache Leap Days on Mar. 9th. Registration will be $20 per team and registration will begin at 11 a.m.

Location of the tournament was not confirmed at press time.

In addition to the raffle and horseshoe tournament the club will host a Corn Hole tournament in Apr. and their annual Father’s Day Golf Tournament in June.

Funds raised during these fundraisers assist the club with supporting many youth groups in the community as well as sponsoring the annual Honor Roll Banquet at the Superior Junior/Senior High School and the annual Miracle on Main Street festival and light parade.

For more information on how you can support the Superior Optimist Club, participate in these fundraiser or become a member please contact JoAnn Besich at 520-827-0592 or Olga Lopez at 520-827-4119.

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