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Fine swine up for auction

Post Independent Writer

In the past six months, 15 artistically painted and decorated, larger-than-life swine have traveled the Western Slope to various community events, parades and fairs. Now, the well-known and much-loved Alpine Bank “Swines” are being auctioned off for charity.The auction started Sept. 15 through eBay and will end on Oct. 31. Interested bidders can go to http://www.alpinebank.com to link directly to the auction. All proceeds will benefit local literacy agencies and programs in Alpine Bank communities.Alpine Bank’s Alpine Swines – Project for Literacy has received a tremendous response not only from children, but adults and pig collectors as well. Artists from the Western Slope designed and decorated the 15 pigs. Several of the pigs reflect the historical and cultural aspects of the communities the banks are in.Alpine Bank’s Alpine Swines – Project for Literacy has received a tremendous response not only from children, but adults and pig collectors as well. Artists from the Western Slope designed and decorated the 15 pigs. Several of the pigs reflect the historical and cultural aspects of the communities the banks are in.


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