The Snowshoe Foundation's main event, the Treasure on the Mountain $250,000 raffle, is coming soon and tickets still are available.
The annual event is designed to benefit nonprofit organizations such as the Boy Scouts, public schools, public libraries, child and youth advocacy centers, prevention coalitions, fire departments and much more.
"Treasure on the Mountain is one of the highlights of our summer at Snowshoe," said Frank DeBerry, Snowshoe Mountain Resort's president and COO. "The odds of winning are about as good as you can get, and most importantly, we're raising funds to help support several worthy causes within our community and the surrounding communities."
A 2012 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible v6 2LT grand prize tops the raffle. The prize drawing will take place Aug. 4, beginning at 3 p.m. The event includes live raffle drawings every 5 minutes, live DJ entertainment, side raffles and free food. More than $250,000 in cash and prizes will be given away, including new cars and trucks from Elkins Performance Motors and Fordland; a Harley-Davidson motorcycle; ATVs; laptops, iPads, appliances and cash awards ranging from $1,000 to $30,000.
Each $100 ticket for the Treasure on the Mountain raffle is an all-access pass to the raffle grounds, prize displays, music and food concessions.
Treasure on the Mountain ticket buyers must be at least 18 years of age. Winners need not be present to win, and each ticket contains two numbers and is eligible to win more than once.
To purchase Treasure on the Mountain tickets, see a full prize list or obtain more details about the event, anyone interested can visit www.snowshoefoundation.org; email firstname.lastname@example.org; call 304-572-8500; or write Snowshoe Foundation, PO Box 130; Snowshoe, WV 26209.