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Elgin holds benefit for teen

Residents of Elgin will hold an auction at 6 p.m. Saturday in the gym of Blaney Baptist Church on Main Street in Elgin. All proceeds will go towards building a ramp and handicap-accessible bathroom for Jessie Jones. The 16-year-old was recently paralyzed in a driving accident.

There will also be gospel singing by resident David “Mule” Smith.

Items to be auctioned include antique furniture and gift certificates from area business. To donate items, call Sue Morgan at 438-1752.

August 24, 2000  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
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