Get Your Ticket to Share The Air!

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Get Your Ticket to Share The Air!

March 3, 2008 - The Lung Association of Saskatchewan, in conjunction with our corporate partner, SaskEnergy, would like to announce that tickets officially go on sale today for the 2008 Share The Air Raffle (Lottery License #L07-0528). You could have an exciting summer if you win the grand prize of up to $140,000 in tax-free cash!

Second prize is winner's choice of an $11,000 Tour Package voucher OR $10,000 in cash. Or win a $3,500, $1,500, or $1,000 gift certificate redeemable at a SaskEnergy Network Member location for the purchase of natural gas equipment or services. Or how about a Unique Saskatchewan Golf Get-Away? But you can't win if you don't buy your tickets!

Draw date for the raffle is June 6th, 2008. Tickets are $35 each, two for $60, or 4 for $100. Only 16,000 tickets will be sold. Other prizes include:

â–ª 1 Panasonic 42 HD Plasma Television
â–ª 1 Panasonic 26 HD LCD Panel Television
â–ª 6 Panasonic 5 Disc Home Theatre Systems
â–ª 6 Panasonic Micro Stereo Systems
â–ª 6 Panasonic 6 Mega Pixel Digital Cameras
â–ª 6 Panasonic 6 Mega Pixel Small Body Digital Cameras
â–ª 6 Panasonic Mini DVD Camcorders
â–ª 6 Panasonic 4 Cordless Phones with Answering Systems

The Multiple Ticket Bonus Prize is also back “ buy a two-pack or a four-pack of tickets and your name will be entered in a bonus draw for $1,000 cash!

By buying a ticket, you have a chance to make your life a little easier, as well as the lives of the many Saskatchewan residents who struggle each day just to breathe. The Lung Association of Saskatchewan and SaskEnergy are working together on this fundraising initiative because improving lung health in Saskatchewan is a goal shared by our organizations, says the Lung Association's President and CEO, Brian Graham. One out of every three of our residents will be affected by lung disease during their lifetime, he adds.

We are pleased to provide $6,000 in prizing that can be used to help winners make their homes more energy efficient and comfortable. Because natural gas is the cleanest burning fossil fuel, we feel that our partnership with the Lung Association of Saskatchewan is a natural fit, as we are both looking to the future to ensure that the air we breathe is kept clean for Saskatchewan families today and for generations to come, said Leslie Gosselin, Manager of Community Relations and Advertising for SaskEnergy.

We invite your participation and support of the 2008 Share the Air Raffle. Together we can advance respiratory health for the residents of our province through improved air quality because when you can't breathe, nothing else matters.

To purchase your 2008 Share The Air Raffle tickets, call our toll-free, 24-hour raffle hotline 1-866-95LOTTO (1-866-955-6886). Deadline for purchasing tickets is midnight on May 30th, 2008.

You will find the Lung Association, the premier source for respiratory health initiatives in the province, active in your community conducting programs on asthma, COPD and sleep apnea, providing training for health professionals, delivering health education in our schools, and facilitating patient support groups and lobbying for clean air.

It is a requirement of the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority that the lottery license number be included in all lottery promotion. Lottery License #L07-0528 “ intended for Saskatchewan residents only must be quoted when promoting this raffle.


For more information, please contact:

Judy Bodnarchuk, Events of Distinction
For The Lung Association of Saskatchewan
Phone: 306-651-3118
E-Mail: eofd@sasktel.net
Leslie Gosselin
SaskEnergy
Phone: 306-777-9822
E-Mail: lgosselin@saskenergy.com
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Page Last Updated: 03/03/2008