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‘Sam’s Gift’ provides 21 scholarships for future Alpena Community College students

(Photo Courtesy/Mike Beiermeister) Plenty of items were up raffle at the fifth annual 'Sam's Gift' fundraiser.

Alpena, Mich. — Over the weekend, family, friends, and members of the Alpena community gathered to honor the life of┬áSamantha Schrader.

It was the fifth year for Sam’s Gift, a fundraiser that provides scholarships for future Alpena Community College students. The event raised $10,500 for future ACC students. That equates to 21 scholarships. Folks could go bowling, play games, and buy tickets to try and win prizes. The event was $3,000 shy of hitting it’s goal of $40,000 over five years.

If you missed out this year, you can still make a donation at the ACC foundation page on the college’s website here
Be to specify ‘Sam’s Gift.’