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Quarters for a Cure Announces Fall Festival

BY MELANIE BUCK –

Quarters for a Cure, one of Polk County’s many Relay for Life teams, will host a Fall Festival in the parking lot of Bear State Bank in Mena, across from the Depot, on Saturday, November 7th, from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. There will be games, face painting, a 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, Pie Baking Contest, cotton candy, popcorn, and more. Wristbands will be available for purchase for unlimited game play. They can be purchased in advance for $3 at any Bear State Bank location or purchased at the festival for $5.

Rules for the Pie Baking Contest will be as follows: all pies must be homemade; pies must be at the judging table by 4 p.m.; there will be two divisions, 18 & under and Adult; judging based on appearance and flavor; $5 entry fee per pie; and prizes will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each division. For more information on the Pie Baking Contest, contact Bear State Bank.

The 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be hosted by Acorn High School Relay for Life and will take place in the Bear State Bank parking lot at 3:30 p.m. Pre-registration forms are available at Bear State Bank. Fees are $5 per person.

All proceeds will benefit Polk County Relay for Life.

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