Interested in $1,000? Like to spend a week on a beach in Puerto Vallarta, with $500 extra cash? Spend some down time in Newport Beach, Calif., 20 minutes from Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, best shopping west of Rodeo Drive, beautiful beaches?
Kiwanis of Zane Grey Country is holding three such raffles. All proceeds will be used to benefit youth projects in the Rim Country. Kiwanis provides scholarships, sends kids to camp, supports schools, sports and the arts for children.
The Puerto Vallarta package is a seven-day stay at the Costa Vida Vallarta Beach Resort. The 5-star beachfront resort is a blend of Mexican and tropical design. The winner will enjoy a full gourmet kitchen, private outdoor patio, fully air conditioned villa, outdoor swimming pool, workout room, live entertainment, cocktail lounge and a bounty of outdoor activities nearby. (Time period available - March 10 through March 17, 2005.)
The Mariott Newport Coast Villas package offers a seven-day stay in a facility offering two bedrooms, full kitchen, two baths, living room with a queen-sized hide-a-bed sofa, dining room, two championship golf courses available, outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool spas, with the villa overlooking the Pacific Ocean. (Time available: December 4-11, 2004).
The drawing will be July 15. Each ticket is $20. Tickets are available from any Kiwanis member and the following merchants: Sav-Mor Foods, 512 S. Beeline; Payson Jewelers, 240 E. Highway 260; Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce, 100 W. Main; The New Ewe Salon, 212 W. Main; or, call Shannon James at (928) 472-6946 or June Schranz at (928) 468-1253.