Tickets are now on sale for the Humane Society of Winnebago Countys Dog Days of Summer Giveaway 2005 Ruff-Rider Raffle. This years grand prize is a 2005 Saturn Vue.
The $20 raffle tickets can be purchased at the following locations: Saturn of Rockford, East State at Perryville Road; PETCO, 6305 E. State St.; Anderson Metal Works, 728 N. Prospect Ave.; Animal Lovers Pet Salon, 6266 E. Riverside Blvd.; Cherry Valley Feed, 1595 S. Bell School Rd.; Franks Sports Page, 3907 Broadway; Harkness Insurance, 5301 E. State St.; Lulas Vintage Boutique, 221 E. State St.; Michael Alexander Hair Salon, 1101 Belmont Blvd.; Myers Computer, 810 E. State St.; Pampered Pet Grooming, 1423 N. Main St.; Westwinn Kennels, 285 Hoisington Rd.
Tickets can also be purchased by mail. Print out an order form at the Humane Societys Web site at www.humanesocietywc.org and mail it with a check to the address on the form. Information will be transferred to the ticket, and a ticket stub will be mailed back to the purchaser.
Only 3,000 tickets are available for this raffle. The grand prize drawing will be held Sunday, Sept. 4, at 4 p.m. at On the Waterfront. The winner need not be present to win. Tickets are on sale up to 3 p.m., Sept. 4.
The Humane Society of Winnebago County is a not-for-profit, all-volunteer organization dedicated to helping animals in need. Current programs include spay/neuter clinics, providing spay/neuter assistance and providing humane education in local schools. No tax dollars support this organization. The Humane Society is not affiliated with Winnebago County Animal Services.
For more information regarding the Ruff-Rider Raffle, please call Jeannine French, vice president of the Humane Society of Winnebago County, at (815) 988-1558.
From the Aug. 24-30, 2005, issue