Third annual #EndPolioNow Bourbon and Popcorn fundraiser set for Saturday at Quincy Boat Club

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QUINCY — The Rotary Club of Quincy is doing its part to eradicate polio by holding the third annual #EndPolioNow Bourbon & Popcorn event from 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4 in The Quincy Boat Club, 401 Bonansinga Drive.

Tickets to the event are $50. Seating is limited. Attendees can taste various bourbons and snack on popcorn. Food will be available onsite. A live auction and a raffle will be held. A cash bar will be available.

Among the items up for auction are bottles of Old Rip Van Winkle, 10-year Weller, Jim Beam Lineage, Woodford Reserve, Russel’s Reserve, Bardstown Bourbon Pursuit and more. Several bourbon-themed baskets are up for auction through Will Sullivan Auction Company.

Up for raffle is a full set of Blanton’s original single barrel horse collection, donated by Relax Quincy Spas. Each raffle ticket costs $20. Once 300 raffle tickets have been bought, the set will be raffled.

For more information about the #EndPolioNow event, including how to buy tickets and raffle chances, visit the Rotary Club of Quincy Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/QuincyRotary.

Rotary has been working to eradicate polio for more than 35 years. As a founding part of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, Rotary has reduced polio cases by 99.9 percent since its first project to vaccinate children in the Philippines in 1979. Rotary members nationwide have contributed more than $2.1 billion and countless volunteer hours to protect nearly 3 billion children in 122 countries from this paralyzing disease.

The Rotary Club of Quincy is a service club of approximately 100 business and community leaders who focus on community service. Visit quincyrotary.org for more information on the club.

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