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WAHS Band Boosters to hold events


   Western Alamance High School’s (WAHS) Band Boosters will hold two fundraisers to help offset expenses as well as raise money for a trip to the Cherry Blossom Parade on April 8 in Washington, D.C.
The second annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 4 in the school gymnasium, 1731 N.C. 87 North, Elon. Sponsored by Custom Fundraising Solutions of Raleigh, it will include mattresses by Simmons, Beautyrest, Restonic and more. The mattresses will be delivered directly to your home on a specified date.
Mardi Gras Pancake Supper, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 9, Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter, 320 E. Davis St., Burlington. Cost is $7 per plate and includes pancakes, bacon, baked apples and drink. Eat-in or take-out. The Western Express Jazz Band will provide music and there also will be a silent auction for baskets of goodies.

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Third annual FFA fundraiser is March 3


   GRAHAM — The third annual Southern Alamance High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) bluegrass fundraiser will be March 3 in the high school auditorium at 631 Southern High School Road.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Buttermilk Creek and Sideline will perform.
Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and can be picked up in the Southern Alamance High School FFA/AG department from Nick Anders or Anna Bruner. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $15 (adults) and $10 (students). All proceeds benefit Southern Alamance High School’s FFA scholarships.

For more details, contact Nick Anders or Anna Bruner at 336-570-6400.

5K walk/run/roll is April 8


   ELON — Race for H.O.P.E. 5K Walk, Run, Roll will be April 8 at the Gerald L. Francis Center, 762 E. Haggard Ave.
Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the race will begin at 9 a.m. The course will be handicap-accessible.
Early registration is $20 if postmarked by March 20 and late registration is $25 if postmarked by April 20. Event day registration is $30.
The H.O.P.E. Clinic (Health Outreach Program of Elon) is a student-run pro bono physical therapy clinic based out of Elon University’s School of Health Sciences. Proceeds from this event will fund the pro bono services provided each year.

For more information, call 704-907-0206 or email

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