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Faithful Friends group celebrates March Madness with raffle

Furry Final Four Raffle tickets available this month

March Madness has come to Salisbury’s Faithful Friend Animal Sanctuary in the form of the Furry Final Four Raffle.

Prizes include an autographed basketball from Chapel Hill’s 2016 ACC Championship UNC Tar Heels men’s basketball team and coaches. A prize available for Carolina Panther football fans is a special silver football signed by this year’s Panthers Superbowl team and coaches.

Also, raffle ticket holders may win a signed basketball from the N.C. State University Wolfpack men’s coach, Mark Gottfried.

For NASCAR fans, Penske Racing has donated a crew team shirt signed by 2015 Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano and an autographed photo from  Logano. A handmade UNC Tar Heel quilt and a handmade N.C. State Wolfpack quilt will also be awarded.

Other prizes include a copper-top birdhouse, a gift certificate from the Garden Greenhouses and Catawba College memorabilia.

The drawing for the prizes will be held on Saturday, April 2, at Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary’s Open House. Tickets cost $2 each or buy three tickets for $5.

Tickets are available now through April 1 at Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary on Grace Church Road, or at these businesses: Critters Cards and Gifts, Rowan Animal Clinic, Carolina Lily, The Fine Frame Gallery, Ultimate Sports Apparel, Innes Street Drug on Main Street, Hot Diggity Dog Pet Food store, The Skinny Wheels Bike Shop, Stitchin’ Post Gifts, The Carriage Room, Shampooch & Kitty, Too grooming or by calling Lora Owen at 704-640-8839 after 6 p.m.

All money raised will be used to help the animals in Faithful Friends’ care. For more information, go to www.faithfulfriendsnc.org .

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