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Zelie inaugural bed race fun, successful

The winning team at the first Zelienople bed race on Saturday was made up of, from left, Jenna Miller, Blake Altman, Wyatt Hufnagel, Abigail Wilson, Auston Wilson, Maria Wilson, kneeling, and Hunter Higginson. Steve Ferris/Butler Eagle

ZELIENOPLE — A comfortable bed is a key ingredient for a good night’s sleep.

A small bed with wheels and no mattress can be pushed a block in about a minute.

The borough’s first bed race, which raised money for the Zelienople Area Public Library on Saturday, was a success and will help Mayor Tom Oliverio, who came up with the idea for the race, make next year’s event bigger.

“We’re really pleased with the way it turned out and the people who turned out to support it,” said Amy Kellner, the adult service librarian at the library.

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