The Oswego Opera Theater announced that Rita Vona was the winner of its Lottery Tree Raffle.
The winning ticket was drawn at the third annual OOT chicken barbecue held at the Oswego Elks Club on Sept. 23.
The prize was $500 worth of NYS Lottery tickets, ranging in purchase price from $1 to $20.
There were more than 120 lottery tickets in the prize.
Those lottery tickets were purchased during the first three weeks of September at nine different locations in Oswego County.
More than 350 raffle tickets were sold.
The Oswego Opera Theater wishes to thank all of the participants in the barbecue-Lottery Tree Raffle.
The funds generated will be used to help OOT produce quality, affordable, musical productions currently being planned for November and March.