The Duneland Education Foundation (DEF) will kick-off ticket sales for its
annual $10,000 scholarship raffle on Friday, January 11.
The tickets, at
$25 each, will be sold beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the CHS cafeteria during
the Basketball Boosters Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser and continue up to
half-time of the Varsity Boys Basketball game against Michigan City.
purchase a ticket before half-time of the Varsity game will have the
opportunity to make a 3-point shot for a $100 Visa Gift Card donated by the
First State Bank of Porter.
The DEF will
also offer balloons, face painting and temporary tattoos for CHS fans to
promote team spirit.
Scholarship Raffle, sponsored by First State Bank of Porter, is one of the
DEF's two major fundraisers for the year. Each ticket sold represents a
1-in-1,000 chance at a $10,000 scholarship which may be used to pay for any
post-secondary education expenses, including vocational and technology
training. The proceeds may also be used as an endowment to a post-secondary
institution in the purchasers name.
New this year,
the proceeds may be used for payment of student loans to a qualified lender
for the benefit of the winner.
Tickets may be
purchased at Anton Insurance or by contacting the Duneland Education
Foundation at 219-983-3715.
Tickets will be
sold from January 11 through April 19.
The drawing will
be held at the second annual Duneland Education Foundation Gala on April 19.