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. "Unless weather permits optimal ticket sales, then the drawing will be Sunday at 3 p.m." said United Way Executive Director Wendy Smartt.
Winners will be contacted on or before Sunday afternoon. Drawing time will be posted at the raffle booth.
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.