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'Buck-a-Cup' drive

Hancock restaurants honored for fundraiser

Hancock restaurants honored for fundraiser

February 24, 2008

HANCOCK - The Cumberland Scottish Rite of Freemasonry has announced that the annual "Buck-A-Cup" fundraiser, which was held in the area from Nov. 2 through Dec. 8, raised $7,000 for the Cumberland Scottish Rite Childhood Language Disorders clinic.

First-time participants, The Lock House Restaurant and Little Sandy's Truck Plaza, both in Hancock, were honored recently for their outstanding support and participation. The staff of both restaurants received a plaque for their tremendous effort and dedication to the project.

Managed by the League for Crippled Children, the clinic in Cumberland, provides free treatment to area children with speech problems.

Co-chairmen of the effort were Howard Brode and Charles Hout.

Businesses agreeing to participate in the annual "Buck-A-Cup" program were given buttons by area Scottish Rite volunteers to offer patrons.

Those donating a dollar are given one of the buttons to wear which entitled the donor free coffee or tea all day at the participating establishments.

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For more information about the programs and/or its operation, please contact the League for Crippled Children at 301-759-5200.

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