Nolan County United Way along with co-sponsors; Smartt Move, LLC and WETS, Inc.¬†are set to kick off the Nolan County United Way's Third Annual¬†Rattlesnake Round-Up Gun Raffle, benefiting NCUW's nine local agencies and the thousands of Nolan County residents they support.¬† These agencies are Boy Scouts of America-Texas Trails Council, Cancer Services Network, Gateway Family Services, Girl¬†Scouts-Caprock Council,¬† Medical Reserve Corp, Sweetwater Back Pack Buddies, SNAP, West Texas Children's Advocacy Center and Women's Resource Center.
Once again there will be three raffle prizes.¬†The first prize is a 22-250 Savage Axis XP Camo Rifle/Scope Package, the second prize is a .40 Cal AR- JRC/Smith & Wesson Degicam and the third prize is a 12 ga. Remington Versa Max REALTREE AP HD.¬†
The winner does not have to be present to win and by law must be able to own and receive a firearm. A multiple ticket holder is eligible for multiples prizes and the prizes will be drawn in the order they appear.
Ticket price is $5 each or five for $20 and the drawing will be held¬†Saturday, March 8, at 5 p.m. at the Nolan County United Way¬†Booth¬†in the foyer¬†at the Gun, Knife, & Coin Show.¬†
Raffle pre-sale began Feb. 5, and can be purchased¬†from NCUW's supported agencies, at First Financial Bank's reception desk, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 235-9522.¬†
NCUW's volunteer board members will also have tickets available. They are¬†Rhonda Guelker/Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, Cynthia Spradlin/City Water Department, Kirby Andrews/First Financial Bank, Mark Meneses/Wind Energy Turbine Services, Kathy Smartt/Sweetwater Independent School District, Martin Baker/Ludlum Measurements, Liz Howard/Texas National Bank, Scott¬†Vause/Riggs & Wootan, Mickey Hayes/Washita Valley and¬†Executive Director Wendy Smartt.¬†¬†¬†¬†
Ticket sales will continue¬†March 7 and¬†8 at the NCUW booth in the¬†Gun, Knife, and Coin Show, and in the Rattlesnake Round-Up.¬†¬†
"On behalf of our¬†local agencies and volunteer board members,¬†we would like to¬†thank all of those who have made this raffle such a success in the past¬†two years.¬†The raffle is a wonderful way for us¬†to¬†raise needed funds for our agencies,¬†while we meet, greet and thank all of those who¬†are Sweetwater Strong and who¬†support the wonderful work of the Sweetwater Jaycees/Rattlesnake Round-Up.¬†United we are strong!"
For more information on how to join the team and be Sweetwater Strong and support Nolan County United¬†Way¬†and their nine local agencies,¬†contact Wendy Smartt at email@example.com or 235-9522 or talk to any of the NCUW board members listed above.