Friends of the Smokies license plates raise cash for park

The Friends of the Smokies, a non-profit organization that supports the work of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with money and volunteers, was able to be a lot friendlier in 2007 thanks to the residents of Tennessee and North Carolina who purchased special license tags.

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According to an article in the Tennessean, sales of Friends of the Smokies tags pulled in $544,760 to go to the park, the group announced today. The piece continues with “The license plate, which first came out in 1997, has raised more than $4.9 million for the park.”

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