The Rotary Club of Portsmouth held its Annual Raffle at The Champs Restaurant in Picard on July 31st.  This marks the kick-off to the fund raising drive towards an upgraded emergency room at the Portsmouth Hospital.  A new an improved emergency facility will result in better care and improved outcomes for patients.  

ImageAs a result from many generous donations from sponsors, the Rotary Club was able to garner cheers from the crowds with drawings and giveaways which added an air of excitement to the event. The audience contributed generously to the Club and brought them one step closer to achieving their donation goal.

The following sponsors helped make the Rotary Club Summer Raffle a success:

Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino, Winair, Secret Bay Resort, Rosalie Bay Resort, Fort Young Hotel, Hotel The  Champs, Trinity Taxi Service, Lobster Palace Restaurant (Sunset Bay), Dominica Marine Center, Romance Cafe, Tomato Restaurant, Lindy Advance Massage, Jewelers International, Whitchurch Portsmouth /(IGA), Cobra Tours & Yacht Service and Kathryne's Restaurant.

ImageTowards the end of the evening all the excitement turned towards the stage as we were about to announce the Big Draw. The Rotary Club of Portsmouth was proud to announce the Lucky Winner Lovepreet Singh, a student at Ross University School of Medicine. He will enjoy a trip for two plus airfare and 3 nights all inclusive at the Sonesta Maho Hotel in St.Maarten.

The Rotary Club of Portsmouth would like to thank everyone who contributed by buying raffle tickets and/or donated towards a great cause and for making this event a success. The Rotary club's goal was met!