2010-09-23 / Local & State

Print Raffle To Benefit Library

Community members kick off fundraising effort, featuring a Mark Twain Noe limited edition print, to benefit the Fulton County Library. From right: Rick Strait, McConnellsburg branch sales manager, Tower Bank; Bob Peck, board president, Great Cove Golf Course; Mark Twain Noe, artist, Martin’s Mill Bridge; Jamie Brambley, director, Fulton County Library; Ken Atherton, owner, Ken’s Custom Picture Framing; and Connie Burgan, McConnellsburg market manager, Tower Bank. Community members kick off fundraising effort, featuring a Mark Twain Noe limited edition print, to benefit the Fulton County Library. From right: Rick Strait, McConnellsburg branch sales manager, Tower Bank; Bob Peck, board president, Great Cove Golf Course; Mark Twain Noe, artist, Martin’s Mill Bridge; Jamie Brambley, director, Fulton County Library; Ken Atherton, owner, Ken’s Custom Picture Framing; and Connie Burgan, McConnellsburg market manager, Tower Bank. With the support of local community members, the Fulton County Library kicked off a fundraising effort on Friday, September 17. The fundraising raffle, sponsored by the Great Cove Golf Course, features a limited edition print of Martin’s Mill Bridge by local artist Mark Twain Noe. Raffle tickets are $5 each and are available for purchase through November 5, 2010, at the Fulton County Library and Great Cove Golf Course. All proceeds will directly benefit the library. The framed print will remain on display at the Fulton County Library until the winner is announced on Saturday, November 6, 2010.

The Martin’s Mill Bridge print was donated by Tower Bank and the framing is compliments of Ken Atherton, of Ken’s Custom Picture Framing.

A local artist known for his wildlife and historical paintings, Noe lives and paints in the “Studio in the Pines” outside of Harrisonville. In 1989, Noe was selected as the Artist of the Year by the National Wild Turkey Federation. Noe’s paintings have been acknowledged and recognized nationally by the ’87 National Arts for the Parks; ‘92 National Wild Turkey Federation; and ‘92 New York State Ducks Unlimited.

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