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Potentate Message September 2015
Nobles and Ladies, The First Annual Akdar gun raffle, the Akdar Shrine Sportsman Event is in full swing. Tickets for this fundraiser are only $20 each and each ticket qualifies you for your chance to win 75 different guns! Best of all there are no limits to the number of tickets you can buy! Even if you win, your ticket goes back into the drawing! Every ticket holder gets to join the watch party and enjoy free food and refreshments. The party is October 10th from noon until 6pm. Don’t forget, we will also have games and prizes throughout the entire event. We are very excited about this great fundraiser! Get your tickets and come out and join in the FUN! Mark your calendars for the upcoming Circus Kick Off Party. The festivities are September 5th from 11am until 1pm. We will have lots of tasty treats to eat including hamburgers, hotdogs and ice cream as we unveil our exciting plans and kick off the 2016 circus season. We will also have our Ad and Banner sales packets ready for pick-up. ...
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