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Elks Fest raises money for cancer center

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Thousands of dollars will be donated to the Indiana University Cancer Center  and it's all thanks to an event being held in South Bend Saturday.

The event is the 3rd Annual Elk's Fest.  The club said they sold over 8 thousand dollars worth of tickets before the event and they have even more ways to raise money at the event.  All day Saturday they had a silent auction and a raffle to win a car.  Elks Fest Chairperson Pat Karpinski said, "It's a club that does a lot of community work and we do all kinds of volunteer in the community and raise money and fundraiser for veterans and children but cancer is our big one."

The event does go until 11 p.m. Saturday and then there is a 21 and over after party.

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