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Hospital Auxiliary to hold raffle, auction to benefit cancer center

New Britain [October 16 2012] - To purchase tickets for the raffle or the Ball, call (860) 224-5502

The Hospital of Central Connecticut’s New Britain General campus Auxiliary is selling $20 raffle tickets to help raise money for the hospital’s new cancer center.

First prize is a gift certificate for rental of the Confetti Big Red Catering Truck, including BBQ catering services for up to 40 people (value $1,200); second prize: Lenovo T430 laptop (value $1,022); third prize: NEC E422 42” LCD TV (value $649); fourth prize: Apple iPad 3 (value $499). Some restrictions apply.

Winners will be drawn at the Auxiliary’s 2012 Chrysanthemum Ball, Saturday, Nov. 3, 6 to 11:30 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington. Winners need not be present.

The Chrysanthemum Ball will also include a silent auction for great prizes, including a South African photo safari for two; two tickets to The Late Show with David Letterman; dinner for 12 hosted by CCSU President Jack Miller and his wife, Barbara, in the Presidents Dining Room at CCSU; a private tour for 20 at the New Britain Museum of American Art; an autographed Celtics basketball; a Water’s Edge Resort and Spa weekend stay; and much more.

Ball tickets are $150 per person and also include dinner and dancing to the music of the Silver Streaks Band. Proceeds from the Ball and auction also will support the hospital’s new cancer center. For information, and tickets for the raffle and Chrysanthemum Ball, please call (860) 224-5502.

Contact: Nancy Martin, (860) 224-5900, X4366

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