The Anderson Building was full by 10 a.m. as the auctioneer opened the floor at the 17th annual Harvest Home auction hosted by Messiah Lutheran.
Official, the fundraiser began at 8 a.m. with a wide variety of canned goods, arts and crafts for sale.
Organizer Steve Hanschu was impressed by the turnout.
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Funds raised this year will benefit Birthright, Emporia Christian School, Lord's Lambs preschool and church mission projects.