Annual Tootsie Roll fundraiser planned for weekend

BIG RAPIDS — Upcoming fund drive planned to support the developmentally disabled.

On Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12, residents will see members of the Knights of Columbus Council 1300 collecting donations and handing out Tootsie Rolls.

They will be located at various stores around town. Contributions will be dedicated to the Mecosta County Special Olympics, and MoArc in Paris.

This project is the 38th annual project and is carried on across the state of Michigan.

“We extend our thanks to your support of our community and this fund raising activity,” said Greg Beduhn, of Knights of Columbus Council 1300.

For more information contact Beduhn at (616) 808-1653.



Posted by Lonnie Allen

Lonnie is the Pioneer's city/county reporter. He also coordinates the Gardens and Growers page. He can be reached by phone at (231) 592-8328 or by e-mail at

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