[Nfbwv-talk] Jernigan Raffle Tickets

Sheri Koch slk5111 at hotmail.com
Thu Mar 6 02:50:18 UTC 2014


Will try to bring it up this Saturday and see if I can collect some money do we just send it to you?

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> On Mar 5, 2014, at 4:33 PM, "Smyth, Charlene R" <Charlene.R.Smyth at wv.gov> wrote:
> 
> Greetings Fellow Federationists, 
> 
> 
> 
> During March and April, I would like every chapter's president and board
> member to contact all members to request that they buy at least one, and
> more if possible, Jernigan Raffle Ticket.  
> 
> 
> 
> The winner of the Jernigan Raffle will win roundtrip airfare for two to
> the 2015 NFB convention in Orlando, Florida along with lodging for the
> convention, banquet and convention registration fees for two, and $1,000
> spending money.  
> 
> 
> 
> The cost per ticket is only $10.  
> 
> 
> 
> Please keep in mind that in the past eight years, West Virginia has sold
> two winning tickets.  Don't forget that the chapter that sells the
> winning ticket wins $500 for their chapter.  
> 
> 
> 
> To save confusion and the possibility of money and tickets getting lost
> in the mail, please submit all money to your chapter president or board
> member and your chapter's board member can then bring it to the next
> board meeting which will take place on Sunday, May 4.  I will then fill
> out your ticket with your name and contact information and submit it to
> the Jernigan Committee.  
> 
> 
> 
> Are you wondering why you should support such a fund-raiser?  The money
> raised is awarded to Federationist who apply for and are chosen to
> receive some financial sponsorship that will allow them to attend their
> first national convention.  There has been at least one, and sometimes
> more, members of our affiliate who have received such sponsorship over
> the past eight years and there has been members from every chapter who
> have benefitted.  
> 
> 
> 
> I receive enough tickets every year that amounts to one ticket per
> member.  Please help me and our affiliate make this the first year that
> we have been able to sell every ticket by encouraging everyone in your
> chapter to purchase at least one ticket.  
> 
> 
> 
> Thank you for all you do in helping West Virginia be a part of our
> national movement to "change what it means to be blind".  
> 
> 
> 
> Charlene
> 
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