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February 11, 2016 February 11, 2016

Tremendous community support for Burdett School

PHOTO BY JAMIE RIEGER - The community came out in droves to show their support for Burdett last Thursday evening when approximately 440 people were served dinner at the school's annual supper and auction.

By Jamie Rieger The students of Burdett School will benefit greatly from the tremendous support that turned out for the school’s annual supper and auction. In fact, people were lined up out the door as the meal was being served and were still queued up as the first group of diners finished their meal and vacated their seats to make room for the late arrivals.… Read More »

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