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‘Beautify Buck’s’ campaign is well underway

The “Beautify Buck’s” fundraising campaign is well underway, with a goal of raising $25,000 to preserve and beautify the Bena landmark.

“Since we began renovating Buck’s General Store museum, we have made tremendous progress,” a letter to donors stated. “Buck’s has all new siding and a brand-new metal roof. We could not have completed these major projects without your help. Thank you!

“Our goal is to wrap up the year and tie it with a bow, and raise enough funds to ‘Beautify Buck’s,’ which includes site planning, grading, seeding, and spreading gravel for the drive, plants, shrubs, new signage, and plans for a waterman’s memorial.”

To donate to the ongoing effort, either go online ( and click the “Donate” button at the top of the page (specify “Beautify Buck’s” when you make your gift) or stop by the C.B. Rowe & Son General Store museum to give your donation in person. Any amount is appreciated and all proceeds will go to the beautification campaign...

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