Last Really BIG Raffle open house of the year; only 500 tickets remain

Don’t miss the last chance to see the North Idaho College Foundation’s 14th annual Really BIG Raffle house, now in its final phases of construction by the NIC Carpentry students. Celebrate Father’s Day by bringing Dad to the open house from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 17.

Fewer than 500 tickets remain for the chance to win a $300,000 custom house at 1649 Umpqua Court in Post Falls. This year’s 3,300-square-foot, multi-level house has three bedrooms, three baths and an office and features numerous upgrades.

Other prizes include the first prize $20,000 car, second prize $10,000 boat, third prize $3,500 vacation and fourth prize $2,000 shopping spree. Winners do not need to be present at the drawing to win any of the major prizes. 

Tickets are $100 each and only 5,000 tickets will be sold before the July 11 drawing.
Idaho residents can charge tickets by phone or order them online at Since tickets cannot be mailed out of state due to federal regulations, out-of-state residents must purchase tickets at one of the following outlets or by phone if mailed to a friend or family member with an Idaho mailing address.

Tickets outlets include:
Coeur d’Alene: NIC Foundation Office, Super 1 Foods, Stock Building Supply, Tom Addis Ford
Post Falls: NIC Workforce Training Center, Super 1 Foods, Trading Co. Stores
Hayden: Super 1 Foods
Rathdrum: Super 1 Foods, Stein’s IGA
Kellogg: Stein’s IGA
Osburn: Stein’s IGA
Bonners Ferry: Riverside Auto Center

Proceeds from the Really BIG Raffle benefit important educational needs at NIC.

Directions: From Interstate-90, take the Spokane Street Exit in Post Falls and go north. Turn left on Poleline, then left on Willamette to enter Greenstone’s Montrose neighborhood. Turn right on Snoqualimie, then left on Teanaway. This year’s house is on the corner of Umpqua and Teanaway at 1649 Umpqua Court.

Information: (208) 769-3271 or

For More Information
NIC Foundation Database Information Specialist Kristen McFadden, (208) 665-2751

Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2007

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