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Ms. Gail Hoskins
Gold Coast Treasure Club
617 Lakeside Harbor
Boynton Beach, FL 33435
Dear Ms. Hoskins
On behalf of The Children's Place at Home Safe, we thank you and
the Gold Coast Treasure Club for the money donated for our
children. Your support of our children is very much appreciated.
Friends like you help our children's dreams of safety, support and
respect to be realized.
Your demonstration of kindness truly makes a difference in the lives
of the children we serye.

Foundation Director

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A NEW RJ{TFLE WILL BE STARTED AT THE JANUARY
MEETTNG. TFm GRAND pRrZE WrLL BE A 10 OZ. (TROY)
SILVER BAR AND THERE wlLL ONLY BE 30
CHANCES AT FIVE DOLLARS EACH.

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NEW SILVER DOLLARS... Anrerican Indian leaders offered a prayer in the
Ute language and smoked a pe{rce pipe to mark the striking of an American
buffalo silver dollar at the U.S. Mint. Proceeds from the corunerrorative
coin will help fund the National Museum of the Anrrican Indiaru expected
ro open in 20crf on the Natioruri ivfuli in'*/asl-ringtoa D.C. "This is
wonderful, but this is overdue,' said Ernest House, chairrnan of the
Towaoc-based Mountain Utes. "We needed a mechanism to get funded and
finally now we have it." U.S. Sen Ben Nighthorse Canrpbell, R-Colo.,
struck the first coin He sporuored legislation authorizing the silver
dollar and finally won the passage of the measure in March 2000 after
six years of legislative effort. The coin is 90 percent silver and 10
percent copper. The profile of an Arnerican Indian aPPears on the front;
the bu&lo is on the back. The design cornes from artist James Earle
Fraser's sketches that appeared on a nickel minted from l9l3 to 1938.
About 500,000 coins will be minted and will cost $33 each. The coin
will be made in Denver and Philadelphia. Sales are expected to raise
between $3 million and $5 million for the museturr. From The Knoxville
News-sentinal, submitted by John H. Wadsworth.
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