Less than 900 tickets remain for the chance to win this year’s $250,000 grand prize home through the 19th annual North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle. This year’s home, built by students in the NIC Carpentry program, is located in the Coeur d’Alene Place neighborhood at 2748 Sorbonne Drive. A $100 ticket could entitle you to be the new owner of this three-bedroom, two-bath rancher-style home loaded with special features including a full, unfinished basement, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, gas fireplace, high efficiency heat pump, large covered patio and a fully landscaped lot.Additional prizes include a $20,000 car, a $10,000 boat, a $3,500 travel package and a $2,000 shopping spree. Winners can apply cash value of these prizes to the purchase of their choice.
The drawing will be held July 11 at the Fort Sherman Park on NIC’s main campus. Winners need not be present to win any of the major prizes.
Only 5,000 tickets are sold at $100 each. With less than 900 tickets remaining, organizers of the Really BIG Raffle expect the event to sell out soon.
Idaho residents can order online at www.nic.edu/rbr or charge by phone to (208) 769-3271. Out-of-state residents need to purchase tickets at a North Idaho outlet since tickets cannot be mailed out of state. A list of North Idaho outlets can be found at www.nic.edu/rbr.
The 19th annual Really BIG Raffle is sponsored in part by Greenstone Homes and Neighborhoods. Proceeds from the Really BIG Raffle are used to fund scholarships, update classroom technology, support programs and encourage outstanding instruction at NIC.