And the Pontoon boat winner is…

By Jack Elliott
Rainy River correspondent

The West Rainy River Lions Club draw at the Rainy River Walleye Tournament was held at the Big Tent on Saturday, September 18, 2021 just after 6:00 pm. WRRD Lions President Richard Trenchard drew the three winning tickets from the drum.

Winner of the Princecraft Vectra 21 Pontoon Boat was Sheila Medwechuk of rural route , Sleeman, Ontario, with Ticket # 3002 purchased at Wood’s Bakery in Rainy River, On.

Winner of the 2nd prize, $1500.00 Cash was Grant Platts, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Ticket # 4575 purchased at Westside Baits, Fort Frances, On

Winner of the 3rd Prize, $500.00 Cash was Twillia Kitowski, of Fort Frances, On, Ticket # 5337 purchased at the Fort Frances Times.

All smiles,Sheila Medwechuk of rural Sleeman holds up the lucky winner, Ticket # 3002, of the WRRD Lions Princecraft Vectra 21 Pontoon Boat Raffle. Watch for her cruising our waterways next summer. – Submitted photo

Congratulations to all the lucky winners.

A great big thank you to all the ticket sellers and volunteers across the Rainy River Valley and Northwestern Ontario who helped make the Raffle such a successful event.

All funds raised through the WRRD Lions Pontoon Boat Raffle are used to support eligible charitable activities across the Rainy River Valley as outlined under the AGCO Lottery Licence guidelines. The 4H Building Project, the CWA Trishaw Cycle operation For Seniors Care, Childhood Cancer Care Canada, CNIB Guide Dogs, Diabetes Foundation and several Youth Recreational Support Activities are just some of the projects the WRRD Lions fund. Thank you so much to all you generous folks who have dipped into your pockets to help.