FAQ’s about our World Wide Dinner raffle
Q. I have questions; whom do I contact?
A. Lisa Williams, our WWD Raffle chairperson can be contacted anytime: Lisa@IndigoArtDesign.com or contact one of our WWD Raffle committee members: Mary Haynes, Robin Lovrien, Gerry Mehl, Beth Pepper, Marc Rich or Margaret Thurston.
Q. Where do we get tickets?
A. At Coffee Hour or from Lisa anytime.
Q. Can tickets be purchased online?
A. No. Maine state law prohibits selling raffle tickets via the Internet. However, you can ADVERTISE the sale online – on Facebook, via email, etc.
Q. What payment methods are accepted?
A. Cash or personal checks, payable to UUCE with RAFFLE on the memo line.
Q. Where do the proceeds go and how much money do we hope to make?
A. Proceeds go to support UUCE. If we sell all tickets, UUCE will make $15,000!!!
Q. I’ve sold all my tickets and I need more. What do I do?
A. First, pat yourself on the back for a job well done!!! Then pick up more tickets after church or call/text Lisa (see above) to turn in your sold ticket stubs and monies. Someone will then issue you another packet of 10 tickets.
Q. When do the tickets have to be turned in?
A. Final deadline to turn in sold ticket packets is noon, Sunday, October 21, 2018, the day of the drawing.
Q. When is the raffle drawing?
A. At the ” Welcome Rev. Sara Back from Sabbatical” event at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ellsworth on Sunday, October 21, 2018. The drawing will be held at 12:30 p.m. The winner does not need to be present to win.
Q. I’m selling a ticket to someone who lives out of town/state. How do I do that?
A. Please fill out the ticket for them. Do not send tickets through the U.S. Mail as it is illegal to do so. We recommend emailing or texting them a photo of their filled-out ticket. The purchaser may send their payment to you in the mail or via a method of your choice.
Q. Is the prize transferable?
A. Yes and all terms and conditions apply to new recipient. UUCE must be notified of this transfer.
Q. Will the information provided on the ticket be used for mailing lists or any other purpose?
A. No, we will only contact the person named on the winning ticket. We will not use anyone’s contact information for any other purpose.
Q. Anything else I should know?
A. Terms and Conditions apply: see http://uuellsworth.org/raffle/wwd-raffle-terms-conditions/