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Volunteers set record $100,000 goal for Rice Health Foundation fundraiser


WILLMAR -- Organizers of the Rice Health Foundation's annual holiday festival this month hope to raise a record $100,000 from the event.

Volunteers say they're heartened by the response so far and optimistic they will reach their ambitious goal.

The event already has a record number of corporate sponsorships and a record number of auction donations, as well as at least 25 new sponsors, organizers said. All 450 tickets for the evening dinner and auction are already sold.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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