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May 18th
When you have a supportive and very giving church, people are blessed. In order to help raise funds for our youth, we held a cake auction.  26 cakes were donated by our congregation to be sold on the auction block after the evening service.  Laughter and bids filled the room as each cake was auctioned off to the highest bidder.
Although Scott made a valiant effort to bring home the cake I made, he had to let it go to the highest bidder of $225.  I will have to make another cake for him. :)
This day's gift...the church raising over $1700 for our youth.


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