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Barbecue fundraiser this Saturday at Spring Valley

The Pierce County Livestock Committee will hold a Brazilian BBQ to raise funds to purchase new pens for the Drewiske Building at the Pierce County Fairgrounds. The barbecue will take place this Saturday at the Spring Valley Banquet Center (formerly Red Barn).

The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with a social hour. A dinner of prime rib, pork tenderloin and leg of lamb will be served at 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction beginning at 6 and running until 8:30 p.m.

A live auction will begin at 8:45 p.m. Some items up for bid are Milwaukee Brewers tickets, Minnesota Twins tickets, Milwaukee Bucks tickets, autographed Wisconsin Badgers football, John Deere 620 collector's tractor, scrapbooking package, baskets including wine, spa, gardening, movies and much more.

Tickets are $20 each and, with each ticket, there is an opportunity to win half of a hog. The auctions will be open to the public beginning at 7:30 p.m. If interested in purchasing tickets or for more information, contact John Bazille at (715) 778-5700.