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Speak Up for Children is raffling five wonderful original art pieces. Tickets will be on sale from now until Valentine’s Day. The drawing will be held via a “live” Facebook feed at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2020.

Ticket cost are $5.00 each or 3 for $10.00.

You do not have to be present to win. Winners will be notified by phone.

Tickets are available at:
Treasurers on Main
7th Moon Boutique
Other participating local Lincoln County businesses

Or by clicking the Paypal link below and choosing the number of tickets in the drop down box:


Tickets purchased online will receive an email with their ticket numbers. Please include a valid telephone number for notification.
This is a winners choice raffle with first place choosing of one of the five prizes, second place remaining four prizes and so on until all five prizes have been given away. Any prize not claimed within one week will be forfeited to the alternate winners.

All proceeds will help Speak Up For Children, Inc, make a difference in a Lincoln County foster child’s life, “One step at a time”.

(1) Original Oil Painting:
Donna Downey, one of our tour home owners, a local accomplished artist, created an original painting, White Roses, is an oil inspired by Van Gogh’s “Vase with Roses”.
Value $450.00

(2)Ambrosia Maple Wooden Bowl. Harry Suddreth Woodworking created an original wooden bowl made of Ambrosia maple which has very distinct grain patterns caused by the ambrosia beetle. It’s the perfect piece to make a striking statement on your table.
Value $200.00

(3) Long Leaf Needle Pine hand woven basket. This basket is a wonderful addition to any decor. The base features a wrapped thread that extends throughout the basket.
Handcrafted by Gail Jones in NC from long-leaf NC pine needles from her parents property.
Value $40.00

(4) Three Custom Pottery Bowls
Handcrafted pottery bowls from Rising Sun Pottery, Gary Lee. A set of nesting bowls in three beautiful colors. The bowls are both beautiful and functional. They have all been turned by hand, glazed and fired.
Value $35.00

(5) Pottery Water Pitcher
Handcrafted water pitcher by G. Byron Cook, Lincoln County potter. Beautiful color and functionality this water picture is wonderfully crafted.
It is very much hands-on from start to finish that gives a deeper appreciation of the mechanics of the process that yields a beautiful piece of work.
Value $45.00

Circle M Farm Spring Fundraiser Update

A huge “Thank you” to Jackie McCord of Circle M Farm, Heather Pottier of The Whimiscal Rose, many generous sponsors, and attendees for the awesome Kentucky Derby Afternoon Tea.  A wonderful time was had by all who attended. The final proceeds raised from this event was $2,978.00!!! These funds will help us to send more kids to camp, offer more tutoring, and help them have more normalcy in their otherwise  chacoti lives.                                                                                 Thank you ladies for helping “Make a difference” in the lives of our Lincoln County foster children!!!