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Lavonia woman wins painting at fundraiser in Helen
Helen Arts & Heritage congratulates Patricia Noell of Lavonia as the winner of the recent raffle fundraiser. The prize was a signature 16-by-20 framed painting of the center’s flower garden by artist, Judy Bynum George. The painting, valued at $1,500, was donated to raise money to help offset the annual operating expenses at the center.

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