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Jaycees Extravaganza tops $3 million in donations


The Brainerd Jaycees have calculated the final results from the annual $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza and announce that after 23 years, they have met another milestone, donating more than $3 million to hundreds of Brainerd lakes area charities.

Within that amount, more than $2.1 million has gone to the event’s primary beneficiary, Confidence Learning Center, an outdoor recreational facility for people with developmental disabilities.

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