raffles https://www.thebatavian.com/ en https://www.thebatavian.com/themes/barrio_batavian/images/thebatavian_logo.png raffles https://www.thebatavian.com/ Local Matters © 2008-2023 The Batavian. All Rights Reserved. Fri, 19 Apr 2024 04:54:13 -0400 https://www.thebatavian.com/themes/barrio_batavian/images/thebatavian_logo.png Tue, 09 Mar 2021 16:00:00 -0500 Sponsored Post: Crossroads House to host virtual Strike Out for Crossroads House Bowling Event March 27th https://www.thebatavian.com/lisa-ace/sponsored-post-crossroads-house-to-host-virtual-strike-out-for-crossroads-house-bowling

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https://www.thebatavian.com/lisa-ace/sponsored-post-crossroads-house-to-host-virtual-strike-out-for-crossroads-house-bowling#comments https://www.thebatavian.com/lisa-ace/sponsored-post-crossroads-house-to-host-virtual-strike-out-for-crossroads-house-bowling Mar 9, 2021, 4:00pm raffles Sponsored Post: Crossroads House to host virtual Strike Out for Crossroads House Bowling Event March 27th Lisa Ace <p><a href="https://www.crossroadshouse.com"><div> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img loading="lazy" src="https://www.thebatavian.com/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/users/7438/2021-03/crossroadsbowling2021sp.jpg?itok=mMNY4yei" width="460" height="700" alt class="image-style-large"> </div> </div> </a></p>
Hawley sponsors new raffle legislation, introduces new bill to help Stafford Volunteer Fire Department https://www.thebatavian.com/billie-owens/hawley-sponsors-new-raffle-legislation-introduces-new-bill-to-help-stafford-volunteer Press release:

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) announced Thursday that he has signed on as a cosponsor of new legislation, coined the Charitable Gaming Act of 2016, which would allow charitable organizations and raffle holders to accept credit and legal tender for raffles as well as advertise and sell tickets online.

Hawley has also introduced his own legislation, A.10516, to remedy New York’s archaic and detrimental gaming laws.

“I am eager to see this bill come to the floor for a vote,” Hawley said. “It is scheduled to pass through committee today, and being authored by a Majority member gives it that much more potential to move through the legislative process.

"As I’ve said before, this is an issue that affects communities and benevolent organizations all across the state. Our statutes need to catch up with technology before more damage is done, and that is exactly what this legislation aims to do.”

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https://www.thebatavian.com/billie-owens/hawley-sponsors-new-raffle-legislation-introduces-new-bill-to-help-stafford-volunteer#comments https://www.thebatavian.com/billie-owens/hawley-sponsors-new-raffle-legislation-introduces-new-bill-to-help-stafford-volunteer Jun 3, 2016, 1:05pm raffles Hawley sponsors new raffle legislation, introduces new bill to help Stafford Volunteer Fire Department Billie Owens <p><em>Press release:</em></p> <p>Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) announced Thursday that&nbsp;he has signed on as a cosponsor of new legislation,&nbsp;<a href="http://nyassembly.gov/leg/?default_fld=%0D%0A&amp;leg_video=&amp;bn=A10249&amp;term=2015&amp;Summary=Y&amp;Actions=Y&amp;Committee%26nbspVotes=Y&amp;Floor%26nbspVotes=Y&amp;Memo=Y">coined the Charitable Gaming Act of 2016</a>, which would allow charitable organizations and raffle holders to accept credit and legal tender for raffles as well as advertise and sell tickets online</p>
Assemblyman Hawley urges people to write letters of support for local nonprofit raffles https://www.thebatavian.com/billie-owens/assemblyman-hawley-urges-people-to-write-letters-of-support-for-local-nonprofit-raffles Press release:

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I- Batavia) today encouraged groups that hold raffles for fundraising and charity to write letters of support to Assemblyman Gary Pretlow (D-Mt. Vernon), chair of the Assembly’s Racing and Wagering Committee, encouraging him to introduce legislation that would help groups like the Stafford Fire Department legally operate their raffles.

“It is gravely important to our end goal of bringing back the Stafford car raffle that local groups write letters to Assemblyman Pretlow urging him to introduce the legislation that I have written,” Hawley said. “This is the first step in getting legislation passed. We have to show Assembly leadership that there is intense grassroots support for this legislation and that thousands of non-profits and charitable organizations will be gravely impacted if this injustice isn’t corrected.”

Current gaming regulations do not allow charitable groups and non-profits to collect raffle fees using check or credit cards and do not allow the sale of tickets outside of the county which the event will be taking place. The Stafford Fire Dept. previously sold tickets nationwide for its annual car raffle and used the proceeds for charitable donations and to fund the department.

Letters to Assemblyman Pretlow should include information about the group’s previous raffles and what profits were used for. A copy should be sent as soon as possible to Pretlow’s Albany office, his district office and Hawley’s district office. If you have any questions please call Hawley’s office at 585-589-5780. Pretlow’s office addresses are below.

Assemblyman Gary Pretlow
LOB 845
Albany, NY 12248


Assemblyman Gary Pretlow
District Office
6 Gramatan Ave.
Mt. Vernon, NY 10550

 

 

Assemblyman Steve Hawley

District Office

121 N. Main St.

Albion, NY 14411 

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Elba Betterment Committee Basket Raffle https://www.thebatavian.com/events/elba-betterment-committee-basket-raffle/46893 Elba Betterment Committee 2nd Annual Basket Raffle.  Over $1,000 worth of gifts and prizes donated by farms, small businesses and churches in Elba.  Drawing on Friday, April 3rd, 7:00 pm at Chap's Elba Diner.  Tickets are $3.00 each or 2 for $5.00 and are on sale now at Chap's or from any member of the Betterment Committee.  Contact Joanne Soules at 409-3183 or Pauli Miano at 356-1561 with questions or to purchse tickets.

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https://www.thebatavian.com/events/elba-betterment-committee-basket-raffle/46893#comments https://www.thebatavian.com/events/elba-betterment-committee-basket-raffle/46893 Mar 3, 2015, 7:30pm raffles Elba Betterment Committee Basket Raffle pmiano <p>Elba Betterment Committee 2nd Annual Basket Raffle.&nbsp; Over $1,000 worth of gifts and prizes donated by farms, small businesses and churches in Elba.&nbsp; Drawing on Friday, April 3rd, 7:00 pm at Chap's Elba Diner.&nbsp; Tickets are $3.00 each or 2 for $5.00 and are on sale now at Chap's or</p>
Notre Dame's 23rd Annual Trip Night - Cupid's Choice https://www.thebatavian.com/events/notre-dames-23rd-annual-trip-night-cupids-choice/46103 Notre Dame's 23rd Annual Trip Night will be held at Batavia Downs Gaming, 8315 Park Road, Batavia, NY.

Dinner, drinks, raffles, entertainment, fun!!!

For ticket information call:  585-343-2783

For sponsorship information call:  585-813-5371

Complete details are available at:  www.ndhsbatavia.com

 

 

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https://www.thebatavian.com/events/notre-dames-23rd-annual-trip-night-cupids-choice/46103#comments https://www.thebatavian.com/events/notre-dames-23rd-annual-trip-night-cupids-choice/46103 Jan 6, 2015, 11:14pm raffles Notre Dame's 23rd Annual Trip Night - Cupid's Choice dtbb <p>Notre Dame's 23rd Annual Trip Night will be held at Batavia Downs Gaming, 8315 Park Road, Batavia, NY.</p> <p>Dinner, drinks, raffles, entertainment, fun!!!</p> <p>For ticket information call: &nbsp;585-343-2783</p> <p>For sponsorship information call: &nbsp;585-813-5371</p> <p>Complete details are available at: &nbsp;<a href="http://www.ndhsbatavia.com"><strong>www.ndhsbatavia.com</strong></a></p> <div> <h3> &nbsp;</h3> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Penny Social https://www.thebatavian.com/events/penny-social/29065 St. Padre Pio Parish is holding their annual Penny Social on Sunday, December 4 at the Elba Fireman's Recreation Hall, Route 98 in Elba.  Doors open at noon.  Raffles start at 2:00.  Refreshments will be served.  Door Prizes and $100.00 money tree raffle

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https://www.thebatavian.com/events/penny-social/29065#comments https://www.thebatavian.com/events/penny-social/29065 Nov 9, 2011, 11:35pm raffles Penny Social pmiano <p> St. Padre Pio Parish is holding their annual Penny Social on Sunday, December 4 at the Elba Fireman's Recreation Hall, Route 98 in Elba.&nbsp; Doors open at noon.&nbsp; Raffles start at 2:00.&nbsp; Refreshments will be served.&nbsp; Door Prizes and $100.00 money tree raffle</p>
The Marketplace - Fundraiser for Regional Action Phone, Inc. (RAP) https://www.thebatavian.com/events/marketplace-fundraiser-regional-action-phone-inc-rap/27961 Join us on Thursday September 15th at St. Mary's Church (Basement) for a special Fundraiser for RAP!  Several vendors will be there from 6pm-9pm to offer their wares.  We will have Chinese Auctions, raffles, and much much more.  Learn more about RAP by visiting their website at:  www.geneseeny.com/rap.

If you are interested in participating please contact Dawn Vanderkooi at 585-698-4857 or dvanderkooi@hotmail.com

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https://www.thebatavian.com/events/marketplace-fundraiser-regional-action-phone-inc-rap/27961#comments https://www.thebatavian.com/events/marketplace-fundraiser-regional-action-phone-inc-rap/27961 Aug 30, 2011, 9:25am raffles The Marketplace - Fundraiser for Regional Action Phone, Inc. (RAP) dvanderkooi <p> Join us on Thursday September 15th at St. Mary's Church (Basement) for a special Fundraiser for RAP!&nbsp; Several vendors will be there from 6pm-9pm to offer their wares.&nbsp; We will have Chinese Auctions, raffles, and much much more.&nbsp; Learn more about RAP by visiting their website at:&nbsp; www.geneseeny.com/rap.</p> <p> If you</p>