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More than 30 local businesses and individuals have raised thousands of dollars for Carroll Hospital by carving and decorating gourds.

The second annual Pumpkin Carving for a Cause contest ran from Sept. 27 through Sept. 29 and raised more than $5,000 for the Carroll Hospital Auxiliary’s 60th annual Ball, according to a hospital news release. Participants involved Air Park Animal Hospital, Brook-Owen Real Estate, Paradiso Ristorante, state Sen. Justin Ready, R-District 5, and Westminster Mayor Joe Dominick.

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The Carroll Hospital Auxiliary Ball, which takes place Saturday, Nov. 2, at Martin’s Westminster, is itself a fundraising event that will support Carroll Hospital’s Neonatal Couplet Care program and renovations in The Family Birthplace at Carroll Hospital.

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