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Gregg Co. Boys and Girls Club raffles off Super Bowl tickets

Released by The Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County:

LONGVIEW, TX - The Boys & Girls Club of Gregg County culminated its Super Bowl raffle with a drawing by Mayor Jay Dean at the Club on Saturday, January 15, 2011.

Mayor Dean joined a group of the Boys & Girls Club Board of Directors Members and Club kids on Saturday at 2pm to conduct the drawing and to receive a matching donation. According to Joseph Stiewe, Executive Director, this was one of our best fundraisers with 353 tickets sold for $100 each totaling $35,300 and a matching $20,000 donation from Martin Resource Management and Ruben & Sue Martin. He said "The cost was minimal because all of the prizes were donated and the only costs were in printing and mailing." The net for the fundraiser was over $52,000.

In addition to the Super Bowl package seven other prizes were awarded. The winners were: Grand Prize, Super Bowl Tickets, Hotel and Limo Service, Doug Willett; 2nd Prize, $150 Wal-Mart Gift Card, Ernie Sers; 3rd Prize, $150 ABC Auto Gift Card, E. Raymond Johnson; 4th Prize, $100 Southside Bank Visa Gift Card, Mel Reynolds; 5th Prize, Brunch for 4 at Cooks Nook, Tim Cave; 6th Prize, Dinner for 2 at Outback Steak House, Rodney Mazonie; 7th Prize, DeMarcus Ware Autographed Football, Rodney Harris; 8th Prize, 2 Big Five Tire & Auto Get Acquainted Specials, Dragon Products.

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