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Haunted Tunnel opens Oct. 5

Oct. 03, 2012 @ 07:28 AM

IRONTON -- The Haunted Tunnel sponsored by the Ironton Lions Club will be open Fridays and Saturdays in October starting Oct. 5.

The doors are open from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 5-6, Oct. 12-13, Oct. 19-20 and Oct. 26-27 on Ohio 93 across form the Hills Plaza. The Haunted Tunnel along former Ohio 75 has been in operation in Octobers for about 20 years.

Proceeds from the fundraiser support community and civic projects in the area including Ironton in Bloom, the Ironton-Lawrence County Memorial Day Parade Committee and the Ironton City Mission, among others. The Lions Club also has sponsored a program to provide service dogs for the vision impaired at a cost of $8,000 per year in recent years.