Ernie Blankenship Memorial Telethon Set for March 27th

The Ernie Blankenship Memorial Telethon for the Highland County Society for Children and Adults will be held Wednesday night (3/27/19).

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Herb Day is one of the co-hosts of the event, which will be heard live on WSRW 101.5FM/1590AM and it's free iHeart Radio app.

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Herb says Easter Seals got the ball rolling raising funds in the 1950's, but a big change was made in the late 1960's or early 70's.

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Telethon co-host Herb Day says the annual event has special meaning for him and his family. His granddaughter, Emily Davis, will be the post-child for this year's event. Day's nephew Jim Garrett was the adult post-child several years ago and has since passed away.

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Wednesday's event runs between 6:30pm-9pm at Merchants Bank in Hillsboro. Call in your bids and pledges for items being auctioned, during the telethon.

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