Tryon Youth Center announces 2011 raffle

Published 4:14 pm Tuesday, May 24, 2011

The Tryon Youth Center’s 23rd annual car raffle is under way. The winner may choose the 2011 Ford Fusion Hybrid or the cash prize of $20,000. You may see the car in front of Tryon Federal Bank in Tryon.

The raffle is the annual fundraiser for Tryon Youth Center (TYC). TYC depends on monies raised to provide the major portion of operating funds for the upcoming year. Tickets may be bought at Brady Insurance, Caro-Mi Dining Room, The Book Shelf, Foothills Duplicate Bridge (Sally Jo Carter), Frog and Swan, Nature’s Storehouse, Stott’s Ford, TJ’s Café, Town and Country Realtors, Tryon Daily Bulletin, Tryon Federal Bank (Tryon and Columbus) and Tryon Pharmacy.

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Only 700 tickets will be sold. The drawing will be at Stott’s Ford, August 6 at 2 p.m. You do not have to be present to win, but organizers encourage you to attend.

If you would like more information, call 828-817-4303 or email

– article submitted by Franklin McKaig