Monday, September 23, 2013

CLK Rotary Club raffle to fund scholarships is Sept. 25

Dan Dalquist sells raffle tickets for the Calumet-Laurium Rotary Club raffle at the Houghton County Fair Aug. 23, 2013. The drawing for $5000 in prizes will be at noon Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (Photo by Keweenaw Now)

LAURIUM -- The drawing for the 2013 Calumet-Laurium-Keweenaw Rotary Club Raffle will be held at noon Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 at the Irish Times Restaurant in Laurium. Ticket holders need not be present to win. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased from CLK Rotary Club members.

First prize is $4,500; second prize $450; third prize $50.

Proceeds from the raffle help students from local schools who wish to pursue a technical, as opposed to a professional, career. Examples are auto mechanics, building trades and the arts.

"We're funding scholarships for non-traditional students from the CLK and Lake Linden schools for trade-based education," said Dan Dalquist, CLK Rotary member.

If you wish to buy a raffle ticket before Wednesday's drawing, contact Dan Dalquist at

Click here to learn more about the scholarships and previous winners.

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