A local dune buggy club is "gearing up" for a fundraiser today to help a local food pantry.  The River Road Dune Buggy, Chapter 618 club will raise funds and collect donations for the Carlinville Food Pantry at the Wild Pickin's Winery near Chesterfield, Illinois this afternoon from2-7pm.  Last year's fundraiser was a success, raising about $600 in cash donations and bringing in about $1,000 in food.

Club member Jack Justice says all buggies will meet at the Rotten Apple between noon and 12:30, leaving Rotten Apple at 1:00 p.m for the ride to Wild Pickens.

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The winery is just before Chesterfield on Route 111 if you are coming from the Riverbend.  A 50 / 50 drawing will go to help the Community Hope Center in Cottage Hills.  For more information or to donate call Kevin Goss at 618-781-5748

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