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2013 ICE OUT JACKPOT INCREASED TO $400

Posted Feb. 20, 2013, at 4:59 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 21, 2013, at 11:10 a.m.

FORT KENT, ME, FEBRUARY 20, 2013: Martin-Klien American Legion Post 133 announced today that the tickets for the 2013 Ice-Out Contest are now on sale. No one came forward to claim the winning time last year the post has decided to increase the 2013 prize to $400. Tickets are $2 per chance and the winner will have one year to claim the prize.

“This is a worthy fundraiser and it benefits the post so that we may help veterans throughout the year” says Duane Belanger. He continues “it is important to keep your ticket so that you can claim the prize.” Tickets will be on sale during the Can-Am Dog Sled Races at the American Legion Booth in front of Millers Department Store.

The winning time will be posted on the Facebook page, MARTIN-KLIEN-AMERICAN-LEGION-POST-133-FORT-KENT-MAINE. If you wish you may deposit your ticket into a drop box at the booth to donate your winnings to the American Legion Riders.

Your support of the Martin-Klien American Legion Post provides assistance to Veterans and helps the post provide:

• Funeral Honors to Honorably Discharged Veterans at no charge

• Grave Marking of Veteran Graves throughout the Fort Kent Area

• Maintenance of US Flags at Fort Kent Area Cemeteries

• Support of Patriotic Events throughout the year

• Assistance to Veterans applying for Veterans Benefits

Questions about the event, the American Legion or inquires relating to membership may be directed to the Duane Belanger, at (207) 951-2874 or via email at americanlegionpost133@yahoo.com

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