Garage sale to help program honoring alternative school studentsA garage/bake sale fundraiser for the MEE Awards will take place in Alexandria on Saturday, August 16.
A garage/bake sale fundraiser for the MEE Awards will take place in Alexandria on Saturday, August 16.
The MEE Awards – Motivate, Educate and Excel – are given annually in memory of Lee Hunter, a former Alexandria student. The awards recognize the achievements of students in alternative schooling or self-improvement programs.
Over the past two years, the award program has expanded from two awards to 13.
Those who want to donate to the cause may bring pre-priced clean, gently used clothing, household items, sporting equipment, baked goods and other items to the Knights of Columbus Hall on Friday, August 15 between 2 and 7 p.m.
The sale will take place at the Knights of Columbus from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. the next day. All unsold items will be donated to help others in need.
Monetary donations can be made to the Lee Hunter Award Program at Bremer Bank in Alexandria.
For more information, or to help, call (320) 834-2432.