Elk Hunt Raffle tickets on sale

Tickets for the Dave Sherwood Memorial Scholarship Elk Hunt raffle are now on sale at selected outlets across Lewis, Thurston, and Cowlitz counties.

Tickets are $25. The raffle winner will be allowed to hunt for a bull elk (minimum three-point) on TransAlta Centralia Mine lands. The hunt is open to all modern rifle, late muzzleloader, and late archery hunters and will take place during the appropriate hunting season in November (as established by the 2015 Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife regulations).

The drawing will take place at 4 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Centralia College Foundation office, 401 Centralia College Boulevard. The winner need not be present to win. The winner is responsible for buying a Washington state hunting license and tag, and will be accompanied by a TransAlta representative during the hunt.

Raffle Ticket Outlets

TransAlta’s main office in Centralia (cash or check only; contact Sandy Yanish at sandy_yanish@transalta.com)

Centralia College Foundation office

Joe’s Outdoor Shop (Lewis County Mall)

Sunbird’s Shopping Center

Book ‘n’ Brush

Ethel Market

Stanley Store (Onalaska)

Colton’s Pharmacy (Morton)

Grand Mound Licensing

Hedden’s Pharmacy (Tenino)

J&S Guns (Olympia)

The Gun Shop (Longview)

All proceeds from the raffle go toward the Dave Sherwood Memorial Scholarship administered by the Centralia College Foundation. Sherwood was killed in a tragic accident while hunting elk near Mount St. Helens in 2011. He was a popular and respected manager at the Centralia TransAlta plant.

For more information on the Elk Raffle, contact the Foundation office at (360) 736-9391 ext. 290 or foundation@centralia.edu.

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