Sierra Club Drawing: Win Your July 4 Weekend Holiday (and more!) HERE!

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This contest has ended. Winners will be announced on or about June 24, 2016 by email or telephone. Thank you for your interest in the Suwannee-St. John's Sierra Club efforts to enjoy, explore and protect our precious natural resources. If interested in volunteering with us, please write us at tricountyssj@gmail.com. Put "possible volunteer" in the subject field. Thank you! Whitey Markle, Fund Raising Chair Suwannee-St. John's Sierra Group, Florida Chapter of The Sierra Club

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This contest has ended. Winners will be announced on or about June 24, 2016 by email or telephone. Thank you for your interest in the Suwannee-St. John's Sierra Club efforts to enjoy, explore and protect our precious natural resources. If interested in volunteering with us, please write us at tricountyssj@gmail.com. Put "possible volunteer" in the subject field. Thank you! Whitey Markle, Fund Raising Chair Suwannee-St. John's Sierra Group, Florida Chapter of The Sierra Club
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Win this 3-day, 4-night holiday July 4th at Cypress Point in Dunnellon, Florida and a host of other prizes in the three categories to help the Suwannee-St. John's Sierra Club support it's local programs to protect and preserve our precious natural resources.

The top prize of the Spectacular July 4 Weekend Getaway is the magical location pictured above and sitting on the banks of the historic Withlacootchee River near Dunnellon, Florida. Arrive after work on Friday July 1 and stay till Tuesday morning July 5. This newly remodeled 2-bedroom, 2-bath home accommodates 5 people and is situated on a peaceful part of the Withlacoochee with a symphony of birds, crickets and bullfrogs and the visual wonder of the 6,000-acre state park land and carefully tended butterfly gardens just across the river.

Launch the kayaks or paddleboards for a spin in the river to see what lies around the next bend. Bring out your rod and reel at the dock or just enjoy a glass of wine watching the moon rise among the stars. Store your groceries in the huge refrigerator and cook your meals out on the grill or inside the full kitchen.

HERE ARE YOUR CHOICES OF ALL PRIZES YOU CAN WIN! The more tickets you buy in each group, the greater your chances of winning that package! Get tickets for yourself or as gifts!

  1. SPECTACULAR JULY 4 WEEKEND GETAWAY PACKAGE. VALUE $1,400.00. ONLY 100 TICKETS TO BE SOLD AT $25.00 EACH. Tickets sold for this incredible getaway for 5 people at Cypress Point cabin. Includes use of kayaks, canoes & paddleboards with safety equipment. The package also includes a gift certificate from Florida Glass Bottom Boats for trips on the Rainbow or Withlacoochee Rivers in Dunnellon, FL, a historical tour by kayak of the Withlacoochee River by area historian and columnist Dwight Porter, and 10 pounds of smoked mullet to enjoy on your arrival at the Cabin!

  2. OUTDOOR NATURE ATTRACTIONS PACKAGE, VALUE $800.00. ONLY 500 TICKETS TO BE SOLD AT $5.00 EACH. Includes day trip for 5 on the Rainbow and Withlacoochee Rivers with choice of kayaks, canoes or paddleboards by Rainbow River Canoe & Kayak, Dunnellon, FL; day trip for 4 on King’s Bay in Crystal River with your choice of canoes or kayaks by Birds Underwater, Crystal River, FL; two free kayak trips from Aardvark’s Florida Kayak Company, Crystal River, FL; A Cruise for 4 of the Crystal River on the pontoon boat, “Southwind;" by Captain Bob Lewis; passage for 6 on John Semme's Singing River Tours on the Rainbow/Withlacoochee Rivers in Dunnellon (can be combined with a short, walking historical tour of old Dunnellon); two passes for 4 people to Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park and a boat tour for 4 of the Ocklawaha or Silver Rivers by Northstar Adventures.

  3. INDOOR PACKAGE OF FOOD, FUN AND HEALTH ASSESSMENT. VALUE $300.00. ONLY 750 TICKETS TO BE SOLD AT $3.00 EACH.

    Holistic Health Assessment and Consultation session to include: lifestyle changes, nutritional assessment, acupressure treatment, Tai-Chi class by Dr. Susan Zimmer, Crystal River, FL; a beautiful bird house locally made by All About Nature in Crystal River, FL; gift certificates for 2 wood-fired pizzas by The Pizza Joint, Dunnellon, FL; 3 for meals at Leonardo’s 706 in Gainesville, FL; Just A Cupcake Bakery & Café, Dunnellon, FL; The Front Porch Restaurant and Pie Shop in Dunnellon, FL; breakfast or lunch at Sweet Potatoes Breakfast & Lunch Café (Ocala); lunch or dinner at The Ivy House, Williston/Ocala, FL; a free haircut at Terry’s Shear Envy Hair Salon, Dunnellon, FL; 2 lunches or dinners at BubbaQues; 4 published works (2 non-fiction books and 2 CDs of jazz standards) personally autographed by author/jazz vocalist Kathryn Taubert, Dunnellon, FL; Children’s book (ages 3-9), "Rosie's Flight,” a fictionalized version of a true-life flamingo is personally autographed by author Jan Hoag Hitchcock.

WINNERS OF THE DRAWING WILL BE ANNOUNCED BY JUNE 24, 2016, BY EMAIL AND ON OUR WEBSITE: SSJSIERRA.ORG

DONATE NOW & PLAN YOUR JULY 4TH HOLIDAY BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE!

More than 90% of all donations raised go directly to Sierra's important programs. Donations to this event will fund an important Economic Study of the Ocklawaha and Silver Rivers, as well as educational programs such as "Water Works: Stand Up and Act Now! and "Seven Wonders" interactive programs designed to help people understand problems with our local water resources, why we should care, and what we can do about it. Also under development are other presenter-led, PowerPoint programs for clubs and organizations on "Solar Energy: The Way to Energy Independence;" and "Smart Growth for Environmentally Sensitive Development in Your Community."

WIN GREAT PRIZES WHILE HELPING THE SUWANNEE-ST.JOHN'S SIERRA CLUB PROTECT OUR PRECIOUS LOCAL NATURAL RESOURCES!


FAQs

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

You must be 18 or older to purchase tickets.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

tricountyssj@gmail.com

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

You may give your ticket and prizes you win as gifts to anyone you wish!

Why is there a small fee added to each ticket?

Processing fees are included in each ticket to save more money for the environment! The less we spend on management and fundraising costs, the more goes directly to our programs! Sierra Club spends less than 10 cents of every dollar raised with your help! THANK YOU!

Can I update my registration information?

Yes!

What are the transportation and check-in options for the Weekend Getaway Package?

Arrival after 3 p.m. Friday, July 1. Checkout by 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 5.

Cypress Point is 6 miles from Dunnellon, Florida, easily accessible by car from all points in Florida and beyond.



A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free, (800) 435-7352 (800-HELP-FLA) within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state. Sierra Club Florida Registration Number CH598. Contributions, gifts and dues to the Sierra Club are not tax‐deductible; they support the Sierra Club’s effective citizen‐based advocacy and lobbying efforts. Make checks for contributions payable to: “Suwannee-St. John's Sierra Club”.



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