RUSSELL — The ace continues to prove elusive in the Kin Club of Russell’s lottery fundraiser, with a jackpot now exceeding $244,000 — second largest in the province.
That’s the upshot of the draw conducted this past Sunday, in which the weekly winner failed to pull the ace from the dwindling supply of envelopes.
At $5 each, tickets are on sale online at https://kinclubofrussell.ca/catch-the-ace-tickets/. Also pick them up from: Winchester Foodland; Winchester District Memorial Hospital; Brinston General Store; Étienne Brûlé Brewery (Embrun); Embrun Convenience; Pharmacie Notre Dame (Embrun) Russell Foodland, 148 Craig St, Russell; Pronto Convenience Store, Russell; Kelly’s Boutique (Ottawa) St. Laurent; Osgoode Care Centre (Ottawa); Metcalfe Pharmacy; Valoris (Embrun); Boni Choix (Embrun); Place d’Embrun Lottery Kiosk; and Russell Kin Club members.
Six charities are benefiting from funds raised: (Cystic Fibrosis Canada (Ottawa Chapter), Breast Cancer Action Ottawa, Osgoode Care Centre, Russell Minor Hockey Association, Valoris Foundation and the Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation).