Mardi Gras Magic Raffle, chance to win $10,000


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Posted Online: Jan. 11, 2013, 2:03 pm
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Mardi Gras Magic Raffle


Get your chance at $10,000!

Our Lady of Grace selling chances for a big raffle prize!

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy in East Moline is having its 3rd Annual Mardi Gras Magic Raffle. People who buy the $100 raffle ticket have a chance to win the first prize of $10,000.

A total of 600 tickets will be sold. In addition to first prize, other prizes are a second prize of $5,000, a second prize of $5,000, three $2,500 prizes, and five $1,199 prizes.

The raffle proceeds will pay for the prize money and all the additional money raised will go to Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy. The extra money will be set aside for the building fund. This year, the raffle has eliminated all the small fundraisers.

The raffle drawing is scheduled on February 9, 2013, at the Annual Mardi Gras event held in Cleary Hall. Participants do not need to be at the fundraising event to win.

You may pick up tickets at the school office at 603 18th Avenue, East Moline, or by calling the office at 309-755-9771.

















 



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