Winter Fiesta benefits Soup’s On program in Polson

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  • THERE WERE six offerings during the painted chair auction during the Winter Fiesta last Saturday night at the Polson Elks Lodge. One of the organizers, Susan Evans, shows a chair featuring a tiger in the forest. All six chairs were donated as part of the benefit for the Soupís On and Family Table program in Polson. A total of $6,500 was raised for the program and about 80 people attended the Winter Fiesta.

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    ALTHEA CHESARU, 5, wears flowers in her hair during the Winter Fiesta benefit at the Polson Elks Lodge last Saturday evening. Her 6-month-old brother Evren is mesmerized by Althea and the flowers. The Winter Fiesta, in its 10th year, was a benefit to celebrate more than 89,000 meals served at the Soupís On and Family Table in Polson. Soupís On is featured each Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wander Inn, at 101 7th Ave. W. in Polson. (Joe Sova photos/Lake County Leader)

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    ARLENE EKLAND-EARNST tries on a sombrero that was a silent auction item during the Winter Fiesta benefit last Saturday night at the Polson Elks Lodge. Turns out the hat doesnít have a hole for your head, so it serves a decorative function.

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    SUSAN EVANS shows a stainless steel fish that serves as a coat or hat rack during the live auction at the Winter Fiesta at the Polson Elks Lodge. Top bid on the stunning fish was $45. Evans said Soupís On is a community-wide volunteer effort, and $6,500 was raised for the program and about 80 people attended the Winter Fiesta.

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    ROB QUIST, pictured above, was joined by Craig Davey and Brian Dumontier to provide exceptional entertainment to cap the Winter Fiesta benefit last Saturday at the Polson Elks Lodge. It was Quistís fourth Winter Festival appearance.

  • THERE WERE six offerings during the painted chair auction during the Winter Fiesta last Saturday night at the Polson Elks Lodge. One of the organizers, Susan Evans, shows a chair featuring a tiger in the forest. All six chairs were donated as part of the benefit for the Soupís On and Family Table program in Polson. A total of $6,500 was raised for the program and about 80 people attended the Winter Fiesta.

  • 1

    ALTHEA CHESARU, 5, wears flowers in her hair during the Winter Fiesta benefit at the Polson Elks Lodge last Saturday evening. Her 6-month-old brother Evren is mesmerized by Althea and the flowers. The Winter Fiesta, in its 10th year, was a benefit to celebrate more than 89,000 meals served at the Soupís On and Family Table in Polson. Soupís On is featured each Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wander Inn, at 101 7th Ave. W. in Polson. (Joe Sova photos/Lake County Leader)

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    ARLENE EKLAND-EARNST tries on a sombrero that was a silent auction item during the Winter Fiesta benefit last Saturday night at the Polson Elks Lodge. Turns out the hat doesnít have a hole for your head, so it serves a decorative function.

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    SUSAN EVANS shows a stainless steel fish that serves as a coat or hat rack during the live auction at the Winter Fiesta at the Polson Elks Lodge. Top bid on the stunning fish was $45. Evans said Soupís On is a community-wide volunteer effort, and $6,500 was raised for the program and about 80 people attended the Winter Fiesta.

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    ROB QUIST, pictured above, was joined by Craig Davey and Brian Dumontier to provide exceptional entertainment to cap the Winter Fiesta benefit last Saturday at the Polson Elks Lodge. It was Quistís fourth Winter Festival appearance.

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