Wreath Raffle is now open

GOWRIE – The Gowrie Development Commission and Xi Eta Sigma Sorority are sponsoring a Wreath Raffle as a holiday fundraiser for the Gowrie Volunteer Fire Department.

The members of the fire department have been working on funds to build a new fire station.

The wreaths are on display at Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone, 1106 Beek St., Gowrie.

Photos of each wreath can also be seen online at www.gowrie.org.

There are currently 36 wreaths, including small ones donated by Prairie Valley students.

Tickets cost $1.

Drawing for winners will be at 1 p.m. Dec. 7.

The Gowrie Fire Department has been protecting the Gowrie community and helping surrounding areas for more than 112 years, and the current building is more than 40 years old.

Contact Marcie Boerner for more information at 352-3151.