Haiti Fundraiser Friday And Saturday In Christian County

A 720 John Deere Tractor, tools, quilts, and food will be part of a huge fundraiser May 19 and 20 at the Christian County Expo Center.

The Amish and Mennonite communities are joining forces for their annual Haiti Mission fundraiser this weekend. Christian County Ag Extension Agent Matt Futtrell says the organizers have been working this week to put down carpet to get the ag expo center ready for the event that begins Friday.

click to download audioFuttrell says dinner kicks off the activities.

click to download audioHe adds there will be several tools and a unique item sold Saturday morning after breakfast.

click to download audioFuttrell says a siginificant amount has been raised through the fundraiser over the last few years.

click to download audioThe Christian County Ag Expo building is located behind the Christian County Cooperative Extension office on Pembroke Road in Hopkinsville.