The 5th Annual St. Luke ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œBundle of BucksÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â Raffle is underway and now is time to purchase tickets to ensure you are a part of the ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œEarly BirdÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â cash drawing. This year, everyone who purchases a ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œBundle of BucksÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â ticket on or before February 14th is entered in an ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œEarly BirdÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â drawing where five – one hundred dollar prizes will be awarded.
The ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œBundle of BucksÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â Raffle cash prizes totaling $25,000 dollars will be paid out when all one thousand tickets are sold by the time of the drawing on May 30, 2009.
Raffle ticket applications are available by calling St. Luke Health Services at 342-3166, or pick one up at area businesses throughout Oswego County where the applications are on display. Ticket applications are also available online at www.stlukehs.com.
The entry fee for the raffle is $50 dollars per ticket; only one thousand tickets will be sold. The raffle features fifteen cash prizes to be awarded with a top prize of $10,000 to a lucky winner! Every raffle ticket is eligible for all of the cash prize drawings. Tickets can be purchased individually or consider purchasing a ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œgroup ticketÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â with family members, co-workers or friends.
Pictured is Gil Oldenburg (left); purchasing his tickets to the St. Luke ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œBundle of BucksÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â Raffle from event organizer Julie Chetney of BishopÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Commons (right). Oldenburg is one of many who have been purchasing ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œBundle of BucksÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â tickets since the raffleÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s inception. This year, everyone who purchases a ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œBundle of BucksÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â Raffle ticket on or before February 14th is entered in an ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œEarly BirdÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â drawing where five – one hundred dollar prizes will be awarded.
Proceeds from the ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œBundle of BucksÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â Raffle go to the St. Luke ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ John Foster Burden Fund, which benefits those served by St. Luke on their healthcare campus, at Michaud in Fulton and throughout the community.
Each raffle ticket admits two adults to the ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œBundle of BucksÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â Raffle Drawing Party taking place on Saturday, May 30, 2009 from 1:00 ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ 4:00 at the Elks Lodge in Oswego. The raffle drawing event features free food, beverages, live entertainment by ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œHalfway to NowhereÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â, games and prize drawings. You must be 18 years or older to participate. You do not have to be present at the raffle drawing to win. For more information, call 342-3166.