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GHA exceeds fundraising goal for roof replacement

The Guinea Heritage Association has received overwhelming community support in its fundraiser to replace the roof at the C. B. Rowe & Son General Store Museum in Bena—exceeding its goal of $25,000.

The community gave generously to the fundraiser, which began on Giving Tuesday and culminated at the end of the year, raising more than $25,000. The money raised orv then matched dollar-0or-dollar by the Kenneth and Patricia A. Hall Charitable Foundation.

“Thank you to the community for your wonderful outpouring of support and to the Kenneth and Patricia A. Hall Charitable Foundation for the matching funds,” GHA president Leslie Belvin said. “The community did come out to support us and it was wonderful. Thank you. 2022 promises to be a great year for GHA.”

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