Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

■ Ro­tary Club of Air­lie Beach raises money by selling advertising in its My Whit­sun­day phone guide. ■ The funds are then spent on prizes and raf­fle tick­ets are sold by com­mu­nity or­gan­i­sa­tions. ■ This year, 12,000 raf­fle tick­ets were sold across the re­gion at $5 a pop. ■ Com­mu­nity or­gan­i­sa­tions re­ceive pro­ceeds depend­ing on how many raf­fle tick­ets they sell. ■ What started as $28,000 is turned into $60,000, which is re­turned to the com­mu­nity.

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