Morenci Chamber plans drawing 2011.10.12

Written by David Green.

By 9:30 p.m. Oct. 22, someone is going to have some free money to spend in Morenci. The only catch is that is has to be spent in 24 hours.

Entry tickets for the Morenci Area Chamber of Commerce “24 Hours to Spend” give-away are in Chamber members stores and will be given with purchases made—one ticket for every $5 spent.

Shoppers have until 9 p.m. Oct. 22 to collect tickets and bring them to Wakefield Park for a drawing. A grand prize of $100 worth of Morenci Money will be given away, along with several smaller Morenci Money prizes.

The special currency is good at any Chamber member store, but only for 24 hours.

The drawing is scheduled at the close of the Chamber’s Halloween party for kids at the park. Events will begin at 6 p.m. with pumpkin painting and other activities for younger children.

Older kids will be invited to explore a haunted house or ride a wagon in the dark on a spooky trip north into the undeveloped portion of the park.

Cider and doughnuts will be served free of charge to everyone attending.

Last year’s Halloween party drew an enormous crowd for the kids events and the drawing.

Anyone interested in volunteering to dress up and help with the Halloween events should call Jennifer at 458-2296 or Trish at 458-7166.

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