It’s Pig in a Barrow time
Kiwicoast Lions’ annual Pig in a Barrow raffle is on again.
The raffle was started by the Te Puke Lions club many years ago. It had become an annual event just before Christmas and when there was talk of it discontinuing when the club disbanded, Te Puke Kiwicoast Lions took it over. “Over the years we are encouraged by the support from the public,” says spokeswoman Barb van Selm. “We have previous winners of the raffle returning to purchase tickets. Winners always comment on how good the pork is and are especially pleased to have our butcher cut the pig to their requirements.”
There is also the wheelbarrow to keep and it comes filled with groceries.
All proceeds go towards helping the local community.
“We have purposely kept the price of each ticket at $1 to make it affordable for everyone.”
Look out for ticket sellers outside Te Puke Postshop on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The last day of ticket sales is December 8.
Maxine Shand, left, and Sheryl Gibney out selling raffles for Kiwicoast Lions’ Pig in a Barrow raffle.