Scrooge Contest Ends

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Name: Scrooge Contest Ends
Date: November 22, 2022
Event Description:

The 20th Annual Scrooge Contest ends today! Look for food collection boxes and money collection cans all around Atlantic throughout November. All funds raised and food collected goes to the Atlantic Food Pantry. The winner will be announced Thursday December 1st by the media. The winner will serve as Grand Marshall in the Lighted Parade on December 3rd and all contestants will be featured at the beginning of the parade.

The 2022 Scrooge Contestants are:
  • Dave Frederiksen, Hy-Vee
  • Jeff Gude, First Whitney Bank
  • Joyce Weiser & Lori Blum, Brown's Shoe Fit
  • Dr. Matt Weresh, Cass Health
Cash donations are worth 5 points on the dollar and one non-perishable item earns the contestants one point.
The Atlantic Food Pantry is asking for a specific list of food items, with a focus on monetary donations due to limited storage space. The money will help them purchase food items as needed, including meat and refrigerated items.
The list of needed food items includes:
Cream of Chicken/Mushroom Soup
Tomato/Chicken Noodle Soup
Ramen Noodles
Hamburger Helper
Canned Beef Ravioli/Spaghetti O’s
Instant Sides (Packages) – Pasta, Sauce or Potato
Boxed Cereal
Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
Saltine Crackers
Canned Fruit
Bar Soap
Canned Tuna/Chicken
Macaroni & Cheese
Canned Vegetables
Toilet Paper
18 oz. Creamy Peanut Butter
Quick Oats (no milk needed)
Pancake/Waffle Mix (no milk needed)
Pancake/Waffle Syrup
Boxed Noodles
Pasta Sauce
Chili Beans
Diced Tomatoes
Canned Manwich or Sloppy Joe For more details on Christmas in Atlantic, check out the event calendar at

Thank you to our sponsor:
Date/Time Information:
November 1st - 22nd
Contact Information:
Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce 712.243.3017
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