Bunco Babes cash in for library

Published: Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 03:33 PM.

In part, that was a product of an outreach program during which the library distributed brochures about its offerings to locals and tourists.

“They marketed the library this year and it made a difference,” said Dana Boyer, one of the Reid Avenue Bunco Babes.

The most recent fundraiser was held again at The Fish House Restaurant.

Owner Eric Spilde opens on Sunday for the events, donates the bar receipts and donates anything above food cost back to the effort to support the library.

“It is amazing he is so generous,” Colbert said. “I don’t know how we can thank him.”

Carlene Parker, another Bunco Babe, added, “And he acts like he likes it.

For the Reid Avenue Bunco Babes, the library fundraisers add some spice to their competition, which over the past two years has included a host of tourists and snowbirds as well as Bunco groups from beyond Gulf County.

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