Rotary wheelbarrow and food raffle a success

The Rotary Club of Penticton held their annual Wheelbarrow and Food Raffle.

Rotarian Gloria Wozniuk (left) and Rotary Club of Penticton president Barb Hoolaeff helped out selling raffle tickets for the annual Wheelbarrow and Food Raffle.

A long standing Christmas tradition in Penticton took place recently.

The Rotary Club of Penticton held their annual Wheelbarrow and Food Raffle in five stores – IGA, Safeway, Save-On, Superstore and Walmart.

About 50 volunteers, like Rotarian Gloria Wozniuk (left) and Rotary Club of Penticton president Barb Hoolaeff helped out selling raffle tickets.

This popular raffle raised over $2,800 for Soupateria and The Salvation Army Food Bank. Winners took home a wheelbarrow filled with groceries from each store. The winners are shown on the Rotary Club website at http://www.pentictonrotary.org/

 

 

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