It's Mardi Gras time

Saturday, February 15, 2014
Photo by Jill Bock, Staff

Board members with the New Madrid Historical Museum check out some of the decorations which will be used for the annual fundraiser scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Feb. 22 at the New Madrid Eagles Club. The evening, centered on a Mardi Gras theme, will include the band, the Memphis Icebreakers, New Orleans-style food and drink and a chance for someone to win $10,000. Museum officials noted this year's event will feature a fast-paced draw-down to the winning ticket as well as a photo area. A limited number of tickets are available and are $100 per couple. Tickets are available by calling the Museum at 573-748-5944, at the Museum which is located at 1 Main St. or from any member of the Museum Board. Proceeds from the event will be used to fund the addition of the New Madrid Historical Museum's state-of-the-art, interactive exhibit on the 1811-12 earthquake. Pictured from left are Museum Administrator Jeff Grunwald with Board members Ann Copeland, Virginia Carlson and Nick White.

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