Elburn Days briefs

By on August 19, 2009

1 for you, 1 for me …
The Elburn Lions Club will host a 50/50 raffle. Tickets will be on sale at various locations throughout Lions Park during the entire festival. The drawing will be held on Sunday evening at 8 p.m. Profits will go to projects that aid the community and the seeing impaired.

In step
The annual Elburn Days parade will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21.

This is the 80th Elburn Days Parade. The parade will have approximately 90 units, including bands, floats, fire engines, antique cars, clowns and more.

Additionally this year, Ronald McDonald will entertain the children as he rides through the parade in his special truck. The parade theme this year is: “Celebrating 80 Years of Service, 80s Style.”

The parade will last approximately 90 minutes and will open the festival as it ends at Lions Park. The parade route will be southbound through Elburn on Route 47.

For more information, visit www.elburnparade.com

1 in 3,500 = Camaro
This year, the Elburn Lions Club will raffle off a new 2010 Camaro 2LT/RS Package or $25,000, winner’s choice.

This special edition Camaro is on display at Bob Jass Chevrolet in Elburn. The car is Inferno Orange and its leather seats have orange inserts with special chrome wheels. Tthe 2LT model level, RS Package also has special headlights, special instruments and a spoiler. Its 304hp, V6 engine gets 17 mpg city and 29 mpg highway.

Tickets for a chance to win this vehicle cost $20 and are available from Elburn merchants, Lions Club members or at Elburn Days in the ticket booth at Lions Park.

Get your tickets early, as there are just 3,500 tickets available. The winner will be drawn on the Sunday night of Elburn Days, Aug. 23, at 8 p.m.

The winner need not be present during the raffle, but you must buy a ticket to be eligible. For additional details, a picture of the vehicle or to purchase raffle tickets via the mail-in form, visit www.elburnlions.com.