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Band Bash

Thousand Trails Chesapeake Bay in Gloucester held its 5th annual Band Bash on Nov. 2 and 3 to raise money for the Special Olympics. The event featured three bands on Friday and seven bands on Saturday, all of which donated their time. In addition to the admission fee of $10 per car, the event raised money by raffling items donated by the many vendors who set up booths at the campground and having a silent auction, a bake sale, and a cornhole tournament, said Dreux Elliott, event coordinator, captain of the ice-aholics Polar Plunge fundraising team, and campground member. He said his team was the top fundraiser in the state last year, coming in with $82,000 for the year, and he hoped to top that amount this year. Shown above is the band Subject to Change. Below, Elliott, at right, is shown with his daughter, Wendy Walton, left, and wife, Laurie Elliott, both of whom are also team members. ...

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