By Lars Dalseide | February 24 2010 14:00

The Times Leader just had a story highlighting next month's Friends of NRA banquet in Dickson City, Pennsylvania.

NEPA chapter of NRA to hold fundraising event

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter Friends of NRA will hold its 18th annual fundraising banquet on Saturday, March 20, at Genetti Manor, 1505 N. Main Ave., Dickson City (off Exit 190 of Route 81).

In addition to the family-style dinner, the event consists of live and silent auctions, bucket drawings and door prizes, and other games and special events. Included in the auctions are firearms, limited edition prints and sculptures and many other valuable items.

Since its inception in 1992, Friends of NRA has held more than 12,000 events, reached more than 2 million attendees and raised more than $140 million for The NRA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Each year, The NRA Foundation allocates half of all net proceeds to fund projects within the state in which the money was raised and uses the other half to fund similar projects with a national scope.

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