Winners announced in Bureau Co. Friends of 4-H & Extension raffle

Francis Morse, Friends of 4-H and Extension, left, assists as Gerri Frank of Beck Oil Company prepares to draw the winning tickets for the annual Friends of 4-H & Extension cash raffle on June 19. The raffle was held to support Bureau County Extension and 4-H educational programming. (Photo contributed)

BUREAU COUNTY - Friends of 4-H & Extension, which helps support outreach educational programs for the Extension Service and 4-H/Youth Development Programs in Bureau County, has announced the winners of their cash raffle fundraiser. The four cash prize winners were Judd and Ann Lusher of Princeton, $2,500; Ron Behrends of Tiskilwa, $1,000; Lisa Saletzki of Princeton, $500; and Dave Callan of Spring Valley, $250.

The drawing was held on June 19 at the Becker Professional Suites Building in Princeton. Gerri Frank of Beck Oil Company drew the winning tickets.

The Friends of 4-H and Extension volunteer group expressed their appreciation to the public for supporting the fundraiser. The many individuals and groups who purchased tickets are helping to maintain the county-wide University of Illinois Extension and 4-H Program.

All proceeds from the event are being used to support the 4-H and Extension educational programs in Bureau County. The proceeds will be used for local services and programming.