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Penny Pitch Fundraiser Saturday at Kane’s

What started as a little gambling on the street as a kid as turned into an annual fundraiser for a local charity. Joe Hevia is the organizer of the Ninth Annual John Kane Penny Pitch, coming up tomorrow (Saturday)…

Listen to Joe Hevia

The one who throws the penny closest to the wall gets to keep all the pennies. That has turned into a team event, and a family-friendly event, which this year will raise money for the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation. Foundation Executive Director Kimberly Parker says the money will be used in conjunction with the ‘Remember Me: The Face Behind Dimentia’ campaign…

Listen to Kimberly Parker

The funs starts at 11:30, the penny-pitching begins at 1. You can enter as a team, or be placed on a team if you don’t have one. They continue to pitch pennies until they get to two finalists who will then pitch to determine a winner. There’s also live music and family fun. It’s at Kane’s Restaurant–120 East Main Street in Grass Valley.

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