Turkey shoot for Boy’s and Girl’s State

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The local American Legion, Post 24 will host a fundraiser for Boy’s and Girl’s State on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. The American Legion sponsors seven local youth to attend Boy’s and Girl’s State at the University of Alabama in June each year. The fundraiser this year will be a Turkey Shoot with age and gender categories as well as a Veteran category. Each shooting opportunity will be a $5 donation towards assisting these young people from local high schools to attend Boy’s and Girl’s State. The Legion will will provide the shotgun shells in 12 gauge, 20 gauge, and .410 gauge, but you need to bring your own shotgun. There will also be a safety class before shooting starts, presented by the Greenville Police Department. The event will be held at the Central Riding Arena/Volunteer Fire Department on Halso Mill Road. Registration will be from 9-10 a.m., then the shooting competition will begin at 10 a.m. Concessions will be available. Please come out and compete, watch and have fun as they raise funds for Boy’s and Girl’s State.

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