Raffle Held at the Home Show to Help The Marine Corps League
The Marine Corps League was founded by an Act of Congress in 1936. At this time there are 25 detachments in Arizona. Only Marines and Navy Corpsmen that served with Marines can join as members. Saguaro Detachment is the 3rd largest detachment in the state with approximately 125 members. They have several projects that they use their funds for, the major project is “Project Marine Care”. They have sent approximately 1,400 boxes to members of all branches of the service to Iraq and Afghanistan. They also help fund special projects at the VA hospital, give financial aide and volunteer their time to the Young Marines. They are also heavily involved in putting on the Mesa Veterans Day Parade, and give out several scholarships totaling two to three thousand dollars a year. The Marine Corps League will be raffling a beautifully handmade .50 Cal Flintlock Tennessee Mountain Riffle. Ticket cost is $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00 and the drawing will be held December 5, 2010 at 2pm and the Phoenix Gun Show-winner need not be present. Help a good cause and buy your tickets at booth 762 in the Ag Bldg.
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