After 7 weeks of selling raffle tickets the wait is over to find out whose tickets were chosen by Lion Twila Butler and announced by Raffle Chair Lion Karen Norton.
Here are the 7 Lucky Winners for the 2013 Eugene Downtown Lions Club Raffle.
1) Marlys Ashburn - A $3,000 Travel Voucher (value $3,000)
2) Sue Eddenger - A Herman Miller Aeron Office Chair (value $1,400)
3) Melissa Speilberg - Apple iPad (value $729)
4) Michelle Shearingen - Specialized Sirrus - Man’s Bicycle (value $650)
5) Melody Hathorn - Specialized Vita - Women’s Bicycle (value $650)
6) Wayne Glander - Bi-Mart Gift Certificate (value $500)
7) Stu Barr - Bi-Mart Gift Certificate (value $500)
Four of the 7 winners were present at our July 10th meeting to enjoy lunch, a round of applause, and the certificate to get their prize. From left to right : Elliette Phillips Granddaughter of 1st prize winner Marlys Ashburn, 2nd prize winner Sue Eddenger, 5th prize winner Melody Hathorn, and 6th prize winner Wayne Glander and Lion Karen Norton our Raffle Chair who presented the prize certificates.
The other 3 raffle winners present at the July 17th meeting from left to right: Raffle Chair Lion Karen Norton, 3rd prize winner Melissa Speilberg, 4th prize winner Michelle Shearingen, and 7th prize winner Stu Barr.
This year’s raffle earned over $17,000 which will fund the many programs and individuals the Club helps in this Lion’s year that began July first. Our thanks to members who sold tickets, to those who supplied our prizes, and especially all of those who purchased our tickets or gave us a donation.
Story and pictures by Lion Tim Chuey
Eugene Downtown Lions Club