EAST ALTON - The Boy Scouts Troop 777 had strong support and also a beautiful day this past Saturday with its Yard Sale/Vendor Fair and Barbecue at St. Paul United Methodist Church in East Alton.

Troop 777 looks to do more fund-raising events and activities through the rest of 2021 after a tough time in 2020 with the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Mark Smith, chartered organization representative of Troop 777 said the following: "Saturday was a beautiful day and a great fundraiser for the troop thanks to all that came out to support us and thanks to all of the vendors and crafters that joined in with us."

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The yard sale/vendor fair and barbecue was first class with a considerable amount of items from camping and cooking supplies, plus crafters and vendors with a diverse amount of products.

Chef Ted also served up some delicious hamburgers, hot dogs, and great pulled pork sandwiches, Smith said.

Dan Brannan also contributed to this story.

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