Kiwanis launches 2nd Annual Lottery for Kids

KIWANIS LAUNCHES 2nd ANNUAL KIWANIS FOR KIDS LOTTERY Ottawa

The Rideau Centre and the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa are pleased to announce the second annual Kiwanis for Kids Lottery. The Lottery will be kicked off at 11:00 a.m. on Friday October 8, 1999 in the Eaton Court (2nd level) of the Rideau Centre and will conclude with a draw at the same location at 3:00 p.m. on October 30, 1999. Carol Anne Meehan of CJOH-TV will kick off the Lottery and Max Keeping also of CJOH-TV will preside over the draw. All funds raised will support Kiwanis initiatives that assist children and youth in the Ottawa-Carleton region.

The purchase of one ticket for $5 or three for $10 buys a chance to win one of five fabulous Rideau Centre Shopping Spree prizes: 1st - $5,000 courtesy of The Rideau Centre http://www.ottawakiosk.com/Rideau/shop_frm.html

2nd - $3,000 courtesy of Belair Direct[http://www.belairdirect.com/indexflash.html

3rd - $3,000 courtesy of Ceridian Canada http://www.ceridian.ca/

4th - $3,000 courtesy of Coventus Intuitive Networks http://www.coventus.com/

5th - $1,500 courtesy of Turpin Pontiac Buick GMC http://www.turpin.on.ca/

Joining the Lottery this year is Carnival of Cultures who will be staging lively dance and musical shows throughout the lottery period as will school choirs and well-known local entertainers. “This is a very important project for our children and our Club.” said Kiwanis Club of Ottawa President John Callan. “After all, without kids where would our world be? And without our help, where would our kids be?” The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa is the largest Kiwanis Club in Canada and recognized throughout Kiwanis International as one of the most active and effective. It ranks second in the world in fundraising. The Club boasts a highly committed membership base of 252 business and professional men and women, united by the common purpose of serving the community.

-30- For more information call John Callan (President) at 238.8400; Krys Rudko (PR Chair) at 226.4162; Tom Moore (Committee Chair) at 828.4954 or visit our website: www.ottawakiwanis.org