Scholarship Showdown benefits Gilchrist schools

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Event is Aug. 8 at fair arena

The Education Foundation of Gilchrist County is hosting a Scholarship Showdown on Friday, Aug. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Suwannee River Fair Arena on U.S. Highway 19 in Fanning Springs.

All proceeds go toward scholarships. Tickets are $100 each and only 300 tickets will be sold. They are on sale at the Gilchrist County Courthouse, Ameris Bank in Gilchrist County, Capital City Bank in Trenton and Bell, and Drummond Community Bank.

There will be a catered dinner and games with prizes. The event is a reverse drawing with pulls for prizes of $100, $250, $750, $1,000 and $2,500.

For more information, call Marti at 352-262-1829.