The annual Hussar Stag Auction had a great night, grossing about $69,000.
The annual event, held on Friday, November 17, is the Hussar Ag Society’s premier fundraiser. About 150 came from Hussar and the surrounding area for the dinner and auction.
Board member of the Hussar Ag Society, Travis Sandum said over the last few years the auction was averaging about $60,000, so to see the total jump was encouraging.
“It was a pretty good year,” said Sandum.
As always, the big item on the block was naming rights for centre Ice. Once again, Richardson Pioneer bought the advertising space for $2,600.
For Sight Vision Centre purchase, the coveted chrome shovel, which is bestowed to the top bidder to display at their place of business for the year. It was purchased for $1,900.
For Sight Vision Centre also bought a fire pit for $1,660.
“He (Mike Kostelecky) was a big supporter and we appreciate it,’ said Sandum.
The funds from the Stag auction go towards the operation and maintenance of the Hussar Arena for the season. “This is our biggest and only fundraiser,” said Sandum.
The Arena is a busy place every winter everything from minor hockey up to old-timers as well as ringette, figure skating and canskate and power skating.
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