VERONA, NJ - The Verona Lions Club picked the winners for its annual "Super 50/50 Raffle.” Bill Able President of the Verona Lions announced the winners during the Club's last meeting for 2017. The first prizewinner was Rob Janett of Massachusetts who was awarded $6,032. The second prizewinner was Anthony Catena of Verona who was awarded $1,502.
The raffle sold 1,508 tickets at $10 each. All funds collected by the Lions go back to the programs supporting Verona. The funds that are raised will support the Verona Lions' charitable activities throughout the township, including:
The purchase of additional equipment for the Hospital Loan closet will be made. The Lions will be purchasing additional transport wheelchairs that are in high demand.
Donations over $3,000 annually in Shoprite gift cards to Verona residents in need during the holidays.
Service awards are awarded to yearly to Verona High School seniors in recognition of their community service achievements.
Improvements to the Verona bus stops across from the Community Center and by the Verona Park are planned.
Last year, the Lions donated more than $15,000 to local charities and causes, including over a dozen sight and diabetes-related charities and youth causes.
Thank you to all who participated in this year’s raffle. Congratulations to the Winners!