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Sunflower Club Donates Check To Celebrate Erie

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An Erie social club is stepping up as a major sponsor of Celebrate Erie.

Wednesday, the Sunflower Club donated a check for $15,0000 dollars, to the city.
It's the first time an Erie social club is a major sponsor of the summer event to celebrate everything Erie.
They money is coming from gambling funds raised at the club.

"It's money allocated for us to help out community service events, to help out charities, to help out people in need. And we decided to get more community involved and help make Celebrate Erie a great success," said Sunflower Club's President, Thomas Walsh.

"This is great for the event because it is entirely run by sponsorship dollars, and the more we're able to take in, the better the event and the more we're able to offer back to the community," said Erie Mayor Joe Sinnott. "So we're very thankful that the Sunflower Club joined as one of the community partners in making this what's going to be a great event this year," Sinnott added.

Celebrate Erie is set for August 15th through the 18th.

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