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Posted: Sunday, November 10, 2013 5:32 pm

Money earned by schools, churches, civic groups and service organizations at the 2013 Washington Town and Country Fair totaled approximately $129,120.

These groups worked in the concession stands, at the gates and all of the parking lots during the five-day Fair in August.

Incoming Fair Chairman Paul Brune presented the annual Fair report at the annual Chamber of Commerce business program Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Knights of Columbus Hall.

Brune gave the report on behalf of 2013 Fair Chair Al Behr, who was out of town.

Last year, money paid to organizations totaled nearly $101,000.

Here is a breakdown of the amounts paid out to the various groups:

Boots N Bows, $2,300;

Boy Scout Troop 431, $3,600;

East Central Missouri Right to Life, $775;

ECC Alumni Association, $2,100;

Elks Lodge, $850;

Fifth Street PTC, $225;

First United Methodist Church, $425;

Four Rivers Area Young Farmers Association (beer/barn), $1,050;

Franklin County Board of Realtors, $885;

Franklin County Rugby, $1,725;

Friends of SFB, $1,225;

Immanuel Lutheran Church and Youth Group, $2,100;

Knights of Columbus, $1,300;

Our Lady of Lourdes (gates/parking), $3,655;

PEO Chapter NA, $425;

PEO Chapter CD, $200;

SFB Grade School, $1,975;

SFBRHS Music Association, $775;

Society of Joseph, $250;

St. Charles Composite Squadron, $750;

St. Gertrude Church, $2,250;

Special Forces Chapter 27, $1,360.

Union Assembly of God, (New Hope), $1,800;

United Way, $475;

Washington Boat Club, $1,600;

Washington Fire Department, $600;

Washington Fire Department Auxiliary, $330;

Washington Fire Department Explorers, $100;

Washington Garden Club, $500;

Washington High School, $180;

Washington High School wrestlers, $750;

Washington High School Jaywalkers, $1,050;

Washington Lions Club (gates, soda, beer), $2,840;

Washington Little League, $1,300;

Washington Police Department Explorers, $100;

Washington Rotary Club, $870;

Western Catholic Union, $600;

Xi Nu Theta, $1,000; and

YMCA, $220.

Amounts paid out to half-profit organizations are as follows:

Cattlemen’s Association, $7,935.21;

Immanuel Lutheran School Booster Club, $1,130.59;

Lions Club (beverages), $12,529.20;

Our Lady of Lourdes (food), $1,792.50

Rotary Club, $14,026.55;

SFB Athletic Association (soda), $475;

SFB Athletic Association (food) $8,571.17;

SFB Youth Council, $10,196.90;

St. Paul’s UCC, $4,631.42;

Immanuel Lutheran Men’s Club, $5,615.05;

WHS Band Boosters, $8,141.31;

Washington Jaycees, $3,129.91; and

Washington Optimists, $6,429.86.

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