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2nd Annual Pie Auction raises more than $3100 in Dubuque

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Dubuque, IA, February 18, 2009 -- The American Red Cross of the Tri-States, in partnership with 97.3 KGRR, teamed up to raise more than $3,100 for local Red Cross programs and services during its 2nd Annual Pie Auction. This year's event took place inside the broadcast center in the Diamond Jo Casino.

This year's participants included the Diamond Jo Casino's Todd Moyer, Dubuque Chamber of Commerce CEO Molly Grover, Telegraph Herald food columnist Mary Ann Gassmann, KWWL's Jamie Grey and Lauren Squires and KCRG's Katie Wiedemann. Those participating auctioned off their dessert items in half-hour increments on-air.

Paul Hemmer, Lisa Pierce, Johnny Rhodes and Steve Stevens conducted this year's auction on 97.3 KGRR.

About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross provides relief to victims of disasters at home and abroad, collects and distributes nearly half of the nation's blood supply, teaches lifesaving skills, and supports military members and their families. The American Red Cross, a charity and not a government agency, depends on voluntary contributions of time, money and blood to perform its humanitarian mission.

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