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Music boosters selling fruit for the holidays

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 12:05 p.m. CDT

DeKALB — DeKalb Music Boosters is conducting its annual fruit sale just in time for the holidays. Featuring high-quality fresh fruit from Florida Indian River Groves, this popular annual fundraiser helps support music ensembles and programs at DeKalb High School and District 428 middle schools.

A variety of packages are available, including oranges, grapefruit, tangelos and more. Most fruit is shipped the same day it is harvested.

“Music Boosters has been offering this unique fundraiser for more than 10 years, and the fruit is perfect for the holidays,” said Carol Lee Duffin, DeKalb Music Booster president and parent of a music student.

DeKalb Music Boosters can take orders through Wednesday, Nov. 6. Fruit will arrive in early December. To find a music student or booster from whom to order, email

New this year, DeKalb area residents may place their fruit order directly online by visiting and clicking on “Order Now.” To order, enter code 339361. Online orders must be within DeKalb County for delivery.