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Special to The News-Courier—
BENJAMIN—The Knox County Historical Commission and the Friends of KCHC voted to have the annual February meal fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 9 here at the Benjamin Ex-Students Building. Serving will begin at 11:30 a.m.
There will be a change in the menu, returning back to brisket, hoping that this will bring in a larger crowd. The
rest of the menu will remain the same sausage, turkey, pinto beans, coleslaw, potato salad, homemade pies, bakery
bread, tea and coffee.
Many door prizes will be given away and board members will be asking businesses in the area to help supply these
prizes. As usual, there will also be a silent auction, and donations are needed.
“Businesses in Knox County and the surrounding area where county citizens shop have been very good about
donating items,” said Mary Jane Young. “However, look around your home as you may have some antique or other
items that would be good for a silent auction.
“We realize that the weather could be a major factor in holding this event, but we do hope it will be nice, and
many will come join us for good food, lots of visiting and a visit to the museum. This is our major fundraiser for
The museum continues to have visitors and people seeking information on their family histories come by the
museum. The hours remain the same—1-5 p.m. Monday through Friday—and by appointment at other times. Call