Tonight at Victoria Park under clear skies we drew ticket number 047 for the eight-inch SkyWatcher Dobsonian telescope in our “Big Dob” raffle.
Congratulations to Chris Plomp on winning the telescope tonight. We know he will get many hours of enjoyment with the SkyWatcher telescope.
I would like to thank everyone who supported and made the raffle successful, from the ticket buyers to the ticket sellers to those who helped promote the event. You all helped make this event a success.
Special mention must go to Chris Vessey, Scott Arnold, Gordon Campbell, Susan Campbell, Jeremy McDougal, Dan Richard and Tim Lynch. Your tremendous support for the Library Telescope Loaner raffle is so very much appreciated.
This was my last fund-raiser in support of astronomy outreach and I am pleased with the outcome. Between the raffle and the telescope sale enough money was raised to pay for three telescopes which will be donated to Island libraries.
A heart-felt sincere thank you to all who participated.