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HCC’s Centre raising money for programming


A fund raising raffle to benefit The Centre at Halifax Community College is now underway. Raffle tickets will be sold through the end of June with prizes awarded on June 30. The grand prize is $500, second prize is $300 and third prize is $150. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5.


Proceeds will benefit Centre programming. “We want to bring back the quality programming that we had a few years ago, especially programs for young people,” explained Centre Assistant Joanne Jolly. “Due to budget cuts, we have had to cut back on the programming. If this raffle is successful, it will allow us to provide some unique opportunities for the community.”


Tickets are being sold at a variety of local events and venues, including the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Halifax County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Those interested can also contact the Centre Box Office at (252) 538-4336. The box office is open from 12 – 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 12 – 5 p.m., Friday.