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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Saturday, April 6, 2013

Santa Barbara Million Dollar Home Raffle Early-Bird Drawing Winners win Cash, a Car and more!

The Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum drew the winners to this year's Early-Bird Drawing in the Santa Barbara Million Dollar Home Raffle.


On March 23, 2013 100 ticket buyers were chosen from the 11,080 tickets purchased for thousands in prizes, and Santa Barbara residents won big! The Early-Bird first-prize drawing winner Linda Beard of Santa Barbara won $10,000 in cash. Two Second-prize winners won $1,000 shopping spree and three Third-prize winners took home a $500 shopping sprees. 30 additional winners won $300, or two more tickets for the Bonus and Final Drawings on April 20, and May 18.

Multiple ticket buyers were also entered in to a separate drawing held the same day. The first-prize winner to the multiple ticket drawing, Alistair Birch of Santa Barbara, walked away with 2013 BMW 128i Coupe, or $20,000 cash. The second-prize winner won an Ojai Valley Inn and Spa package, or $2,000 in cash. Two other winners won $1,000 shopping sprees or $750 in cash and 60 additional winners scored $300 or two more tickets for future drawings.

All of these winners will also be entered in to win in the Bonus and Final Drawings. Individuals that purchase tickets buy the April 4 deadline also have a number of chances to win in both future drawings. The Bonus drawing features a first prize of a Vespa LX 150, or $5000 in cash, a Catalina Island adventure, apple iPads and more. As with all drawings, winners can also choose to take the cash alternatives. Multiple ticket buyers will also be entered in to a second Multi-Ticket drawing, also held April 20, where prizes range from a Luxury vacation to St Lucia, a week long trip to Nicaragua, Apple iPads and $300 cash.

In total, the Early-Bird Drawing and the Bonus Drawing on April 20 give ticket buyers a chance to win over $100,000 in additional prizes!

Sarah Hotarek, raffle manager added: “We were excited to give away the Early-Bird prizes on March 23, and look forward to seeing who will win the Bonus drawing prizes and the grand prize at the final drawing held on May 18! Where else can you win cars, vacations, shopping sprees, electronics, a beautiful Santa Barbara home, or a million dollars! Good luck to everyone!”

The Raffle runs through May 2, 2013, but if you buy a ticket before the Bonus drawing deadline of April 4, you qualify to win additional prizes. The Bonus drawing will be held April 20, 2013 and the final drawing will be held May 18. To buy a ticket for the raffle, download an entry form at http://www.sbhomeraffle.com, or call (805) 884-5900. The fundraiser benefits the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (CAF) and has been held eight times before. To see a list of the prizes, drawing deadlines, non-profit partners, member benefits and virtual tours of the home visit http://www.sbhomeraffle.com

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