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Media Release


Brockville, Ontario – May 7, 2021 – Rotary Brockville announces an on-line 50/50 Raffle!

In response to the constraints caused by the COVID pandemic, Rotary Brockville is announcing the creation of an on-line 50/50 raffle to continue its work in raising funds to support community needs in Brockville and area. The first raffle started May 1st with the online draw to be held on May 31.

The Rotary Brockville 50/50 raffle is open to those buying tickets while in Ontario, and who are 18 years of age and over. A new raffle will commence on the first day of each month commencing at 7 a.m. ET, and be drawn on the last day of each month at 6 p.m. ET starting May 31. Raffles will continue each month until October 31, 2021. The monthly prize awarded will be 50% of all funds raised from all ticket sales sold in that month’s 50/50 raffle.

Tickets are on sale at and are available to purchase as follows:

  • 100 tickets for $40
  • 20 tickets for $20
  • 5 tickets for $10

“In 2021 our clubs are now looking at new ways to generate support dollars, since so many of our events cannot be held the same way,” says Marla Gilliland, co-chair of the 50/50 committee. “With the Rotary Brockville raffle shifting to an on-line format, we are thrilled to be able to continue to provide service to our area.”

Through its fellowship of business, professional and community leaders, Brockville Rotary follows guiding principles in providing services to others, including its Four Way Test. Of the things we think, say or do:

1. Is it the TRUTH
2. Is it FAIR to all concerned
3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER friendships
4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned

The Rotary Club of Brockville and the Rotary Club of the 1000 Islands, collectively know as Rotary Brockville, are part of Rotary International, an organization whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian service and to advance goodwill and peace around the world. It is a non political and non-religious organization open to all. In 2021 Rotary Brockville celebrates its 100th anniversary. The 50/50 Raffle is licensed to Rotary Club of Brockville Ontario Incorporated Charitable Trust under license # RAF1204915. Rotary Brockville is committed to promote responsible gambling. If for any reason you feel you need help, please contact ConnexOntario at or 1-866-531-2600

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