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    by Published on 01-01-2014 08:41 AM
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    My wife and I dedicate 90% of our charitable money towards St. Jude's Children’s Research Hospital as well as about 90% of our charitable time. The past 3 years we have become involved with the St. Jude Memphis Marathon by raising money and competing in the Half Marathon. Last year I had a friend that saw me complete 13.1 miles and he just had to do it too. Part of the marathon is raising money to the level chosen by the participant. I chose $2500 and my friend chose the $1000 level. We had some creative ways this year of raising money.
    One of the ways I raised money was auctioning a fishing trip on Reelfoot Lake, I also auctioned a fish fry for 8 people (complete with everything imaginable so that the one who bought it would just have to bring an appetite). We did a few other things and then the idea hit me to auction a duck hunt.
    This duck hunt would be buyer’s choice of weekends for 2 hunters at a private club in east central Arkansas. Included in the hunt were all meals, lodging, processing of birds, an afternoon of hunting wild hogs and transportation everywhere we went once at the club. The guys that bought the hunt chose the weekend after Christmas which ...