Sponsored by Upstate Pharmacy, WGRZ-TV Channel 2, Compu-Mail and Niagara Falls Coach Lines, the Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation's 14th annual golf raffle is taking place on Sunday, April 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sanborn Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St. The event offers golf enthusiasts the chance to win more than $20,000 in men's and women's golf-related equipment and trips. All proceeds will benefit programs and services provided by Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Niagara County.
Admission includes a chance to win the main door prize featuring air travel for four to California, ground transportation to Palm Desert, four nights suite lodging at Marriott's Shadow Ridge Resort, two half-day lessons at Nick Faldo's Golf Institute and two rounds of golf on the resort's course, for the dates of Sept. 11-15, 2013. The trip is valued at more than $8,000. Ticket purchasers do not have to be present to win.
Tickets are available for $50 and include admission, dinner and soft drinks, plus a chance to win the grand prize trip and one of 10 major prizes, some of which include Callaway Razr X HL Irons, Cobra S3 Irons, Tour Edge Reaction & Ladies Tour Edge full set of clubs and golf bags. Both men's and women's prizes will be featured along with left-handed clubs. The evening also includes a cash bar, more than 80 additional side raffle prizes, door prizes, a split club drawing and a lottery tree valued at $250.
There are only 500 admission tickets available and they may be purchased in advance from the Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation by calling 716-297-6400, ext. 335, or visiting http://www.opportunitiesunlimited.org. Tickets will also be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the door.
The mission of the Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation is to provide a long-term source of financial support that ensures people with developmental disabilities have opportunities toward independence and integration within the community.