3 things to know: Trip of a Lifetime raffle

GREENFIELD — Residents looking for an all-inclusive trip to Hawaii or Disneyland have the chance to win it.

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Hancock County is sponsoring its first Trip of a Lifetime raffle, in which the winner will pick the trip, with options including tickets to a Caribbean cruise, the Super Bowl, Indy 500 and more.

Organizers hope to sell 1,000 tickets and still have a few hundred left.

The winner will be announced Saturday during a fundraising dinner at the Indiana Grand Casino in Shelbyville. The winner does not need to be present to claim the trip.

Here’s what you need to know:

1. Tickets cost $25.

Raffle tickets can be purchased for $25 from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Friday at the Boys and Girls Clubs, 715 E. Lincoln St. in Greenfield. They can also contact executive director Chad Hudson to set up a time to pick up tickets. He can be reached by emailing chudson@bgchc.com.

2. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit.

Proceeds from the fundraiser will go toward the organization’s operating costs to support its programming initiatives and the youth in Hancock County.

3. Winner can bring a friend.

The raffle winner will select among several different prize options including a trip to Disney World, the Daytona 500, the Super Bowl or the NBA finals.

The trip is for two, and the sporting events trips include two airline tickets, four nights at a hotel and event tickets. Breakfast and a rental car are included.

For cruises and vacations, the winner will receive two airline tickets, seven nights at a hotel or in a cruise cabin, a rental car and breakfast. The Disney trips include park passes.

Fundraiser organizers will purchase the prize after the winner makes a selection.

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Samm Quinn is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3275 or squinn@greenfieldreporter.com.