The Centennial Valley Volunteer Fire Department held their annual open house fundraiser this weekend, and after adding up the checks, it seems to have been a success.

According to CVVFD Secretary Nancy Taft, more than $16,000 were raised Saturday, largely due to contributions for the 183 donated items up for silent auction bid. There were also 175 donated items available through raffle tickets, which helped raise money as well with more than 1800 tickets sold.

Additionally, people who went for the free food and drink consumed 10 cases of water, 8 cases of soda and a total of 482 plates of food (roast pig).

It was an enjoyable day for all in attendance, including US Senator Mike Enzi, who managed to stop by…

Had you been listening to Y95 Country, you would have heard our own Eric Henderson who was on location at the fundraiser and had a chance to meet with Enzi:

Enzi said that functions like the one in Centennial are the best part of his job:

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