Raffle helps fund several events

The Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center’s annual Car Raffle was held on Thursday, Dec. 6. As always it was a fun evening of laughter and prizes. We would like to thank all the volunteers and donors that made the raffle a success. Also to everyone that bought a ticket this year, we were able to sell all 500 tickets.
Thank you to all our prize donors: Stanley Ford of Kenai, All Season’s Honda, Barb’s Video, Center For Alaskan Coastal Studies, The Homer Bookstore, Fat Olives, Homer Ocean Charters, First National Bank Alaska, The Driftwood Inn, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Kachemak Gear Shed/Redden Marine, Timber Bay B&B, Spenard Builders Supply, NMS Lodging, Era Alaska, Captain B’s Alaskan C’s, Save-U-More, Major Marine Tours, Timeless Toys, The Spyglass Inn, NAPA, True North Kayak Adventures, AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse and Tavern, VBS Heating Supply, Bear Creek Winery & Lodging, Homer Brewing Company, Two Sister Bakery and Fresh Sourdough Express.
These businesses donated more than $1,500 worth of prizes to make this event a success. A special thanks to Monte Davis, for being a great emcee and providing us with many laughs. Lastly a thank you to our wonderful volunteers, without whom we could not put on events such as this: Lynn Beatty and JoJo Molloy for drawing tickets; Madilyn Robinson, Maura Gibson and Lorenda Seifert for tracking each number on our board; Pat Melone for handling all the last minute ticket sales; and Don Cotogno for manning the official computer.
The Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center would like to extend a thank you to everyone who bought a ticket and supported this raffle. These are the funds that allow the chamber to put on community events like Winter Carnival, Clean Up Day and the Fourth of July Parade. By purchasing a ticket you have done your community a service.
Many thanks,
Nyla Lightcap and HCOC Staff