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CFBB raises more than $60,000 in annual auction

Bigfork Eagle | September 14, 2022 12:00 AM

Photos from the Community Foundation for a Better Bigfork's annual fundraising auction, where they exceeded expectations and raised more than $60,000. Executive Director Paul Mutascio said the event is the nonprofit’s biggest fundraiser of the year, typically bringing in around $40,000- $50,000 for the organization.

The CFBB works to support all kinds of different community efforts around Bigfork. They've previously worked to implement a new stormwater system in downtown and they oversee the continual upkeep of Sliters Memorial Park as well as the Swan River Nature Trail. Other projects the CFBB supports include the Bigfork Art and Cultural Center and the Bigfork Library Project.

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Auctioneer Bo Carpenter runs the show after bid were submitted for all items. (Taylor Inman/ Bigfork Eagle)


CFBB's Donna Marshall speaks ahead of the auction during Wednesday night's event, which took place at the Garden Bar. (Taylor Inman/Bigfork Eagle)


The CFBB solicited many different local businesses around Bigfork for excellent prizes to use in the auction. (Taylor Inman/Bigfork Eagle)