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[August 07, 2017]
On Saturday, August 5th,
just after the chili cook-off winners are announced in the KC
Pavilion, the annual Pie Auction is held before the same crowd. The
pies are made by the best bakers in Logan County and the auction
helps to raise money that keeps "the best and cleanest county fair
in Illinois" going. All funds go to the Logan County Fair
This year, the pies auctioned-off raised $2,340.
First up for bid was Sarah Laun's peach blueberry pie. It was
purchased by Gary Laun and raised $200.
Carlene Carter's streusel pie was purchased by Kevin and Nancy
Courtwright and raised $130.
Carter also baked a peach pie purchased by Mike Maske Auction
Service that raised $175 and a cherry pie purchased by Marvin
Bartman that raised $200.
Brandy Dahmm's blueberry plum, almond crumb pie was purchased by
Janet Dahmm and raised $220. Dahmm's apple pie was purchased by Lyle
Read and raised $135.
Sue Bidwell's blueberry pie was purchased by Lyle and Mark Read and
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Amy Naughton's apple pie was purchased by Ritchhart's Petting Zoo
and raised $115.
Darlene Crider's pecan pie was purchased by Nuthatch
BarBQ and raised $250, which was the highest bid of the day.
Crider's streusel apple pie was purchased by Penny Thomas and raised
$225 and her strawberry rhubarb pie was purchased by Mike Craig and
Hannah Crider's apple streusel pie raised $105.
Diane McShane's peach pie purchased by John McShane and raised $235.
The many generous bidders will get to enjoy eating delicious pie
while at the same time knowing that they helped raise money that
keeps the Logan County Fair going.