Saturday is last day for Lions Club Truck Raffle tickets

Only 600 tickets will be sold - you oughta like those odds!

The Center Noon Lions Club is conducting it's 27th annual vehicle raffle — the Danny Foster Memorial Fundraiser and the drawing will be held about 6 p.m. on the Main Poultry Festival Stage.

This year the club will raffle a 2019 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab Pickup Truck provided by Ray Jones Chevrolet and the drawing to be held Oct. 5, at the 43rd Annual East Texas Poultry Festival.

Donations are $100 per ticket and only 600 tickets will be sold, club members said. Tickets can be purchased where the truck is displayed next to the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce offices inside the Historic Shelby County Jail.

Tickets are available from any Center Noon Lions Club member. The first ticket drawn will win the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado pickup provided by Ray Jones Chevrolet and the next four tickets drawn will receive $250 each.

Through their humanitarian efforts from fundraisers and donations, the Center Noon Lions Club locally supports charities, schools, children with vision and other challenges, as well as assisting with the building of local baseball and softball fields.

In the last 30 years of service to the community, the Center Noon Lions Club has raised and donated more than $1 million to Lions and local Projects.

They include:

• Lions Club Projects: $153,00.00 (14%)
• Local Eyeglasses: $176,000.00 (17%)
• Local Scholarships: $192,000.00 (18%)
• Local Civic Projects $ 548,000.00 (51%)

Details regarding the pickup truck annual fundraiser and ticket purchases can be obtained by contacting: Stephen Gamble at 936-275-5222 or Tim Wulf at 936-598-6333, Center Noon Lions Club Vehicle Raffle Co-Chairmen or

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