Annual peanut, pecan sale under way
ADVOCATE STAFF REPORT
Oct. 1, 2010 at 5:01 a.m.
NUT SALE BENEFACTORSThe annual Victoria Extension Education Association nut sale provides funds for scholarships and support of the following groups and other community organizations in need:
4-H Youth Program
Master Gardeners building project
Perpetual Help Home
Ag in the Classroom
Healthy Aging Conference
Women's Crisis Center
Local nursing homes
Rural volunteer fire departments
Food Bank of the Golden Crescent
Court Appointed Special Advocates
Victoria County Extension Education Club members are conducting their annual nut sale through Oct. 19.
The fancy shelled pecans and raw Spanish peanuts, fresh from Texas orchards, come in gift boxes and will arrive in time for holiday cooking.
Nuts may be ordered in five-pound lots. Pecans are $35 per box and peanuts are $10 for the five-pound box. Orders will arrive on Friday, Nov. 19, and may be picked up between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Victoria Electric Co-op Auditorium, 102 S. Ben Jordan St.
Orders should be placed through Ruby Sellers, 112 Acorn Drive, Victoria, TX 77905 or call 361-575-3100 for ordering information.
The annual fundraiser benefits several local groups and organizations.