The Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club Expo annual $10 raffle is underway, with tickets available at various locations in the city and from club board members.
An early bird drawing for $1,000 will be held Sunday at Hosmers Marina. The prize is donated by the Odd Fellows Seaway Lodge No. 41 and Moose Lodge No. 814. Tickets will be available at Hosmers throughout the day, along with celebrity bartenders and other events to help support the club. The winner will be drawn that evening.
First prize in this years Expo raffle, to be drawn at the close of Expo, will be $5,000 cash, courtesy of Blevins Auto Group. Watch for board members selling tickets at Wal-Mart, Price Chopper, St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union and at the Boys and Girls Club. This years Expo will be held March 22 to 24.
Along with the first prize of $5,000, other prizes include two, $1,500 gift certificates from Gardners Flooring and Furniture, a $1,300 gift certificate from Triple A Building Centers, a family membership (for four) to Northern Physical Therapy, a $1,000 gift certificate to Carbinos Jewelers, a $1,000 Savings Bond from NBT Bank and $1,000 donated by Phillips Diner.
Proceeds will help support the programs and opportunities that the Club provides to the youth in Ogdensburg and the surrounding communities.