PHILIPSBURG:--- The St. Maarten Lions Club hereby informs the general public that their 2016 Fundraising Car raffle has been postponed from Sunday May 8th 2016 to Sunday July 3rd, 2016.
“Tickets already sold are still valid and seeing that the car raffle is a fundraiser to raise funds that will ultimately go back into the community in the form of worthwhile projects and the fact that ticket sales were low over the month of April and early May the board of directors unanimously decided to postpone the raffle so that the public will still a chance to win one of the prizes” stated St. Maarten Lions Club President Eldert Louisa.
The monies from the fundraising Lions Christmas Bingo and Car Raffle covers projects such eye glasses for under-privileged persons and school children, Lion Nelson van de Linde Seniors Bash, Student Excellence Awards, Sports Organizations such as Little League, Volleyball and Soccer, Youth Substance Abuse Campaigns, various Road Awareness Signage, Lion Rudy Hoeve Health & Wellness Fair, Christmas Day Feeding Program for poor families and it also assists both the St. Maarten Leo Club(Alpha) and the St. Maarten South Leo Club (Omega) among many others.
The general public can purchase car raffle tickets from any St. Maarten Lions Club member, at the Lions Den on Suckergarden Road, Oasis Food & Grill on the A.T. Illidge Road and on various weekends you can find various Lions members selling tickets in front of Le Grande Marche on the Bush Road, Cost U Less, Ace Mega Center in Colebay and Afoo Supermarket in Philipsburg and at Sunny Foods. If anyone needs ticket deliveries, they can call or Whatapp +1721-553-8831 or +1721-580-4165.
Photo Caption: The drawing of the last Lion Car Raffle in June 2015 that was done live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115.