Royal Horticultural Society holds its first Winter raffle Howard Lake | 22 December 2003 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. The draw for the raffle was held at RHS Garden Wisley on 17 December 2003 andthirteen people have won prizes. The top prize was £3,000, second prize was£1,500, third prize was life membership of the RHS (worth £975) and there were ten fourth prizes of £50 worth of RHS plant shop vouchers each. 19 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Gardening charity The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has raised £85,000 through its first ever Winter Raffle.One hundred thousand RHS members were asked to buy tickets, and 75,000 were sold, generating £20,000 more income than the £65,000 target.The pilot raffle was restricted to a random selection of the RHS’s 330,000members to ascertain response rates. Following its success, the raffle willbe repeated in 2004 and promoted to all RHS members when the RHS celebrates itsBicentenary. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis
Investigators have increased the reward for the safe return of a missing baby from South Florida to $8,000.Andrew Caballeiro has been missing since Jan. 28 when he entire family was shot and killed.Baby Andrew vanished after a triple murder at a home in Miami-Dade last month.Police believe the father of the 12-day-old boy, Ernesto Caballeiro, kidnapped the infant and killed his mother, grandmother and great grandmother.Police found Mr. Caballeiro dead from a self-inflicted gunshot one day after the kidnapping.
Submitted by the Washington Department of Fish and WildlifeThe second December 2014 recreational razor clam opener is proceeding as planned. The marine toxin tests have been completed and the Washington Department of Health has found razor clams are safe for human consumption. The following are the dates and locations of this razor clam harvest opportunity. Note that digging is only allowed on PM tides:Dec. 19, Friday; 4:41 p.m., 0.0 feet, Long Beach, Twin Harbors, MocrocksDec. 20, Saturday, 5:23 p.m., -0.6 feet, Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks, CopalisDec. 21, Sunday, 6:06 p.m., -1.1 feet, Long Beach, Twin Harbors, MocrocksDec. 22, Monday, 6:48 p.m., -1.3 feet, Long Beach, Twin HarborsDec. 23, Tuesday, 7:31 p.m., -1.3 feet, Long Beach, Twin HarborsPlease be aware that every beach is not open every day. Having the flexibility to offer variable beach openers allows us to provide more harvest opportunity.Note that during this period, the Kalaloch beach will not be open and the Copalis management beach will only be open one day. The Copalis management beach includes: Ocean Shores, Oyhut, Ocean City and the Copalis areas. If you want to know more about how we set openers, please check out our 2014 Razor Clam Management Update here.A description of each beach and a map can be found here.For more details, see our news release at the following web link.NEW! : If have ever wondered how to dig razor clams with your kids, check out the video here. Facebook17Tweet0Pin0