(Updated Dec. 7, 2011) Thank you to everyone who entered the 2011 Wmforo raffle. The raffle is now closed, and the winners have been notified. It was a great success, and we appreciate all our supporters, both those businesses that offered prizes and those who bought tickets in support of in-depth, investigative, independent reporting for and about WNC! Information on the raffle remains below.

Get your chance to win great gifts, just in time for the holidays, AND support in-depth, investigative, independent reporting for and about WNC!

Wmforo is Western North Carolina’s only nonprofit online news source that aims to produce fair, balanced and meaningful reporting, every day. We ask the hard questions, dig deep into important community and regional issues and introduce you to the overlooked and under-reported people, places and issues facing our region. Your support makes a difference!

Raffle details and prizes:

Tickets: $10 for 1 ticket/$20 for 3 tickets. Drawing to be held Dec. 1.

E-mail us to get your tickets now!

Each ticket purchase earns you the chance to win a prize from the following*:

One night bed and breakfast stay for two adults: The Grove Park Inn

Available anytime in the next year, subject to availability. Some restrictions apply. (Value: $350)

30-minute portrait photo session: Matt Rose Photography

On location in Asheville area, to be scheduled a day and time agreed upon by winner and Matt. Good for one year from purchase. Photos to be color and contrast corrected and delivered on a CD. (Value: $250)

Framed watercolor, “Beet Love”: Meg Winnecour, artist (Value: $220)

Canopy tours for two adults: Navitat Canopy Adventures (Value: $178)

Two private pilates sessions: The Pilates Studio of Asheville (Value: $120)

Hand-dyed and hand-printed organic cotton knit skirt: Jude Stuecker, fiber artist

In size, color, and design of your choice. (Value: $72)

Pair of tickets: NC Stage Company (Value: $58)

Copy of “Wikileaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War on Secrecy” & $10 gift certificate: Firestorm Café & Books (Value: approximately $27)

E-mail us to get your tickets now!

Thank you to all our generous contributors!

Download more information on the raffle here. [PDF]

*The raffle drawing will be held Dec. 1. Ticket purchases are for the chance to win any of the above items. One winner per item; each item will be raffled separately. Ticket buyers must provide a valid e-mail address and/or phone number. Winners will be notified by e-mail and/or phone. You need not be present to win. Certain restrictions apply. Raffle ticket purchases are not tax-deductible. Void where prohibited by law. E-mail Wmforo for answers to your questions and for ticket purchases.

Thank you!

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Angie Newsome was the executive director and editor of Wmforo. Contact her at (828) 774-5290 or e-mail her at [email protected].

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