Superior – The Superior Rotary Club kicked off its’ 84th Holiday Fundraising Campaign on Wed., Nov. 6 and they are encouraging everyone in the community to participate this year. It’s as easy as visiting any of several local merchants to purchase raffle tickets for distinctive holiday gift baskets. Tickets sell for $1 each or 6 for $5. It’s easy. We brought the fundraiser to you. When at one or more of our many local merchants, simply buy raffle tickets for our distinctive Holiday Gift Baskets. Tickets sell for $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.
Here’s the scoop on where to win, what: At the Boyce Thompson Arboretum, purchase a chance for a delicious Starbucks Basket; come to Copper Triangle Mining, where the Little Princess Basket waits to be won for your little princess; Edwardo’s is offering a Teen DVD/Movie Basket; win a Maker’s Mark Sled at Los Hermanos Restaurant.; Porter’s Cafe offers a Corona Basket; at the Senior Center, the Chocolate Lover’s Basket can be won; Superior Organics offers the Organics Basket; and, Superior Water & Ice has a Fall Baking Basket.
You need not to be present to win. Winners will be drawn at the sponsoring merchant on Fri., Dec. 6. They will be contacted by telephone to pick up their basket.
The proceeds from this fundraiser will be used to help fund local youth activities, such as the on-going recognition of Students of the Month at luncheon meetings with a follow-up article in the local newspaper, providing dictionaries to each third grade student and thesauruses to each fifth grade student each year, sponsoring Girls and /or Boys State Competitions, participating in the Annual FCCLA Competitions, sponsoring a student in the Rotary Youth Leadership Academy, providing two annual $5,000 scholarships to graduating Seniors, an annual contribution to the Superior Food Bank, donations to Polio Plus, donations of wheelchairs to polio sufferers, and, donations and sponsorships with other clubs with worthy programs that serve to help the environment or provide relief.
The Superior Rotary Club is currently accepting new memberships. If you are interested in finding out more about the Superior Rotary Club and how to join, contact Membership Chairperson, Kathy Long, at 520-689-5200.