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First Annual Carolina Lightning Raffle


The Carolina Lightning Raffle collected $7,680 in raffle ticket sales to support youth hockey and the Willie Lubbers Memorial Scholarship Fund.  The organization also received a direct $3,000 donation for the U10 and U12 girls teams.  The raffle was held on February 8, 2014 at RCI.

Here are some highlights from the fundraiser:

* Prize winners to be contacted this weekend and posted on the website
* Top seller:  Hannah R. (93 tickets) and Gillian K.  (22)
* Players who sold ten or more need to provide prize choice (bottle/cup)
* Final Team Sales:
     - Pee Wee A - 146 tickets <- Top Ticket Sales!
     - U10 Girls - 139 
     - U12 Girls - 104 
     - U14 Girls - 80 
     - Squirt B - 56
     - U16AA Girls - 53
     - Squirt A - 49
     - Bantam B - 43
     - PeeWee B - 36
     - Bantam A - 25
     - U16 B - 23
     - U16 A - 14

Thank you to everyone who helped sell, collect funds, get sponsors and run the fundraiser.   Special thank you to outstanding PeeWee A Team Managers, the Saad family and co-leaders for this fundraiser:  Cindy Murphy and Tom Keefer.

Lastly and most importantly:  huge THANK YOU to our sponsors.  Below is full list with winners, please frequent these establishment to show appreciation year round.  






Carolina Hurricanes

Carolina Hurricanes Team Autographed Jersey – White (2013-2014 season)

Hopefully priceless!

Gillian K.


Premium Mattress Direct

Choice of Queen Newport ET OR Full Brockton Mattress Set  (Hockey players need their sleep!!)

$695 Retail Value

Ben S.

Five Hole Sports

2 - right handed 85 flex Bauer Nexus 1000 sticks Eric Staal pattern valued at $259.99 each (no substitutes). 

Sticks signed by Eric Staal


$259.99 each

Ally F.

Malina M.


Carolina Hurricanes

Two front row tickets to Carolina Hurricanes Game March 7th Rangers vs Hurricanes



Jan S.


Carolina Hurricanes

Carolina Hurricanes Signed Hockey Stick from 2012-2013 season - Entire Team


Gillian K.

Penalty Box

Sharpening Card


Eliza B.


Cindy Murphy and Don Schaap

Free Hockey Lessons (4 total hour sessions - goalie or skater)


Mike K..

Debbie R.

Greg P.

Peggy M.
<<< last minute donation. 
Thank you

Gift Certificate bowling night Blake T.

Raleigh Center Ice

2 punch cards ($80 each) for public skate or stick and puck 


Kathy T.


Five Hole Sports

8 – Gift Certificates

$25 each

Tim F.

Sarah G

Triangle Rock Club

Package includes a Introduction to Rock Climbing Class for 2 adults as well as a 2 week membership to facility & a 1/2 off coupon for a birthday party for 8 participants good at Cary & Raleigh Locations

Pkg value well over $200

Lynda H.

Gillian K.


Sports Clips Haircuts

Gift basket with variety of Men's Hair Care Products & 5 FREE Haircuts - Package valued at $100 North Hills Location -

$100 Value

Griffin B.


Burger Bash - Dinner for 6 (Good at Raleigh location (close to RCI!!)

$75 value



Monkey Joe's

Family Fun Package - Admission for family of 5 , Extra Large pizza, Soda & popcorn.
Walnut St  Cary location


$75 Value

Tridib P.


Woof Gang Bakery

Basket filled with doggie treats/toys.  North Hills/Raleigh location


$60 Value Mike H.


Jersey Mike's

Pkg of 10 FREE Regular size subs

$60 Value

Ben S.

Spencer K.

Rob D.

Hair Waves Salon

Cary - Shampoo, cut & Style

$55 Value

Sarah G.


Pipers Tavern

Dinner Gift Certificate to Piper's Tavern in Raleigh


Daly D.


Omega Sports

2 X Gift Certificate

$20 each

Steve C.

Max F.