Santa Barabara, CA (PRWEB) April 26, 2005
The dream of owning a home in Santa Barbara or winning $1 million in cash is alive once again in the 2005 2nd Annual Santa Barbara Million Dollar Home or Million Dollar Cash Raffle. The Grand Prize Winner will make the difficult decision between the home and the $1 million soon after the 18,000, $150 tickets, are sold.
In addition to the Grand Prize, over 190 cash prizes will be awarded to lucky ticket holders in a series of drawings with cash prizes from $300 up to $25,000. Winners of the two Early Bird drawings that lead up to the Grand Prize drawing scheduled for Saturday, July 30, 2005, will automatically have their tickets re-entered for the final Grand Prize drawing. Those who enter early will have multiple chances to win and an opportunity to win $50,000 in additional cash prizes.
ÂOur raffle was so successful last year that we could not find any reason not to repeat itÂ said Danny Scott, Board Member of the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum. ÂOnce again we will reward those who buy tickets early with multiple chances to win. Those who buy a ticket before the close of business on May 10, 2005, will be entered into 3 separate drawings to win cash prizes in addition to the Grand Prize drawing. We anticipate selling out even earlier than we did last year, so donÂt delay.Â
The Santa Barbara home, built in 2002, enjoys ocean and mountain views, features a living room with fireplace and vaulted ceilings, spacious eat-in kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and a private patio for outdoor entertaining. If the Grand Prize Winner selects the home they will also receive a $25,000 gift certificate that is redeemable at Santa BarbaraÂs Paseo Nuevo Shopping Center for furnishing and home decor. The gift certificate plus the home have an estimated valued of $1 million.
SBCAF Board member Danny Scott commented, ÂweÂre working to make fundraising a performance art. As required, weÂve registered our event with the Attorney GeneralÂs office of California, and are delighted that we will once again create a millionaire or a new Santa Barbara homeowner at the final Grand Prize Drawing.Â
The raffle benefits the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, a non-profit organization that provides educational opportunities and is a popular venue for prominent and emerging artistsÂ since1976.
The $150 tickets go on sale at 9 am on Wednesday, April 20, 2005, and are for sale to any California resident, 18 years or older. Only 18,000 tickets will be sold and over 190 cash prizes will be awarded. You may purchase tickets while they last by phone at 805.884.5900 or visit http://www.sbcaf.org to download entry form and fax to 805.884.0494.
Official entry form, rules, pictures of the house and more are available on line: http://www.sbcaf.org.