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Autogaphed Greer football team helmet may draw highest bid

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Published on Wednesday, November 5, 2014



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Judy Tipton is anticipating more than 50 cakes and pies to be delivered later Wednesday. She will price them expecting quick sales in the homemade goodies department.
 
 

Jim Fair

Judy Tipton is anticipating more than 50 cakes and pies to be delivered later Wednesday. She will price them expecting quick sales in the homemade goodies department.

 

 



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Charlene Patterson and Brenda Young have neatly put hundreds of books in place for the Book Nook.
 

Jim Fair

Charlene Patterson and Brenda Young have neatly put hundreds of books in place for the Book Nook.

 



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The auction phrase of Big Thursday is the most exciting. Businesses and residents have contributed items that typically draw more than the product's value for Greer Community Ministries' biggest fundraiser of the year.
 
 

Jim Fair

The auction phrase of Big Thursday is the most exciting. Businesses and residents have contributed items that typically draw more than the product's value for Greer Community Ministries' biggest fundraiser of the year.

 

 



• This story has been updated

An autographed Greer football helmet, signed by all members of the unbeaten 10-0 and playoff bound Yellow Jackets may be the prize most desired at the 7 p.m. Big Thursday auction.

Greer enters the playoffs Friday, hosting Clinton in a rematch, at 7:30 p.m. at Dooley Field. Five more wins and the 2014 Greer football team will match only two other teams in the school's history to go unbeaten at 15-0 and win the state championship.

The 1989 and 1994 state championship teams are the only ones with 15-0 records.

There is limited seating at the live auction.

• The following story was published earlier today.

Big Thursday opens its doors at 8:30 at Fairview Baptist Church for the 35th annual event.

It’s Greer Community Ministries’ biggest fundraiser of the year that help supports Meals on Wheels, Senior Dining, Food Pantry and Sharon’s Closet.

Volunteers have put all items neatly in its place since Monday and the 50 cakes and pies annually on sale arrived late Wednesday.

The schedule:

8:30 a.m. – Nancy Welch’s “Angel Biscuits” and Ann Helton’s amazing apple pies

8:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Book Nook, baked goods, frozen casseroles, Christmas items, vendors and crafts.

8:30 a.m. – 6:45 p.m. – Silent auction.

11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – D&D Motors BBQ luncheon.

5-7 p.m. – Greer Lions Club hotdog supper.

7 p.m. – Live auction.

 

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