Rochelle Masonic Lodge members holding gun raffle fundraiser


ROCHELLE — The Rochelle Masonic Lodge will be holding its 2020 gun raffle fundraiser with the winners being drawn on Saturday, Aug. 15.

Three winning tickets will be drawn and the first pulled winner will have the choice of either a Berretta Pico .380 ACP or a Smith & Wesson Bodyguard .380 or a Taurus G2C .9mm 12RD, while the second pulled winner will have the choice of the remaining two guns.

Only 1,500 tickets will be sold and participants do not need to be present to win.

Tickets are being sold for $5 each or five for $20. Anyone interested in buying tickets may call Bud at 815-762-1591 or Jerry at 815-262-4416, or tickets may also be purchased at Headon’s Meats in Creston.

Winners of the raffle must provide verification they can legally own a firearm in Illinois.

A portion of the proceeds from the drawing will go toward community programs and services provided throughout the year by the Masonic Lodge.