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Bessemer Township receives Fourth of July 50-50 winnings


November 26, 2019

Kim E. Strom/Daily Globe BESSEMER TOWNSHIP treasurer Lisa Hegbloom, left, accepts a check for $7,500 from Tori Davey, chair person for the Ramsay 4th of July committee 50/50 raffle. The check was presented during the regular meeting of the Bessemer township board Monday.

RAMSAY - At its regular meeting of the board Monday, Bessemer Township received a check for $7,500 from the Ramsay 4th of July committee. The funds were obtained from the sale of 50/50 tickets this summer.

The committee sold a total of 15,000 50/50 raffle tickets during the Fourth of July celebrations.

The prize for the winner amounted to $7,500. A drawing was held and no one came forward to claim the prize, said 50/50 chair person Tori Davey. "I called the name and waited for a shout, but none came," she said.

After the required 60-day waiting period, the committee drew another name, she...

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