Warwick Lions relaunching annual charity raffle
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The Warwick Lions Club will be relaunching its annual charity raffle this weekend.
The club, which serves both Warwick and Leamington, has been running the raffle for more than 20 years to help raise funds for good causes.
Each year the charity the raffle is supported by pubs and retail outlets who each offer a prize of a 1kg Belgium chocolate egg in a basket worth more than £20.
Usually the raffle takes place over Easter weekend but this was postponed due to the pandemic and lockdown.
Now the club is relaunching the raffle.
The price of a ticket is £1 and the draw will take place on August 1.
Tamara Friedrich,Warwick Lions president, said: "Although the club has been severely restricted by Covid-19, during the lockdown we have still managed to help Air Ambulance UK and Safeline the local anti-rape and sexual abuse charity with donations, as well as providing laptop computers to a Warwick Primary School and in collaboration with Tesco’s and Warwick Social Services have supplied food parcels to needy local citizens.
"Please help now by buying a ticket at one of of our partners which will hopefully give a boost to the local economy while at the same time helping those in need.”
Tickets will be available at one of the following:-
~ The Antelope Inn in Saltisford
~ The Elephant and Castle in Emscote Road
~ The Leopard in Bishops Tachbrook
~ The Lighthorne Pavillion Cafe’, Lighthorne
~ The Nelson in Emscote Road
~ The Railway Inn in Guy Street
~ The Warwick Arms Hotel in High Street
Tickets will also be available at the following premises in Leamington:
~ The Builder’s Arms in Lansdowne Street
~ Chez Rama in Clemens Street,
~ The Green Man in Tachbrook Street
~ The Greyhound in Kennedy Square
~ Murphy’s Bar in Regent Street
~ The Newbold Comyn Arms in Newbold Terrace
~ The New Inn in Leam Terrace
~ The Pig & Fiddle in High Street
~ The Windmill in Tachbrook Road
~ The Woodland Tavern in Regent Street