Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza

Welcome to the Avery Humane Society's Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza-an amazing event with all proceeds helping vulnerable animals in our community.

Buying a ticket is the ultimate Win-Win! You will provide shelter, food, medical care, behavioral support and LOVE to vulnerable animals who need you, AND, you will have many chances to win amazing prizes.

Announcements of the winners will be on October 21,2021 at 6PM. View it live at averyhumane.org. You do not have to be present to win. Winners will be notified via phone or mail and will be listed on the Avery Humane Society website. Ticket sales will end at midnight on October 17, 2021.

Raffle tickets are $100 each and include two entries in the Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza Drawings. The LUCKY PAWS BUNDLE includes 5 tickets for $400.
1 ticket = 2 chances to win!

Buy Your Tickets Early to be included in Early Bird Drawings and have even more chances to win. The early bird drawings will be held on July 10, July 17, July 24, August 14, August 21 and August 28. A September Surprise Drawing will also be held. Winning Tickets of these drawings are still eligible to win the Grand Prizes. (See Early Bird Prize Details Below)

Tickets will be sold online and at the Avery Humane Society located at 279 New Vale Road in Newland, NC.

Winners
Prizes
Contest Rules
Proceeds
Supporting Partners

The Sixth Early Bird Drawing, Avery Humane Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza

Ticket #9196-Lucky-1395

Lacy Wheeler

The Fifth Early Bird Drawing, Avery Humane Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza

Ticket #9178-LUCKY-1362

Carol Scruggs

The Fourth Early Bird Drawing, Avery Humane Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza

Ticket #9406-LUCKY-1711

Chris Buchanan

The Third Early Bird Drawing, Avery Humane Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza

Ticket #9220-LUCKY-1451

Diane Davant

The Second Early Bird Drawing, Avery Humane Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza

Ticket #9243-LUCKY-1484

Jane Brighton

The First Early Bird Drawing, Avery Humane Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza

Ticket #9243-LUCKY-1001

Kathryn Pope

Tap on a prize image to display the description.

2021 Nissan Frontier SV

In a segment where truck dimensions continue to grow, Frontier remains a true mid-size truck – just right for fitting in urban parking garages and tight backwoods trails. Frontier is also big enough to handle large loads of cargo, work equipment or building materials. The exterior design retains a number of signature Nissan truck themes – an angled strut grille, large bumpers, short front and rear overhangs and large, stamped-steel geometric fender flares.

Features include:

  • SV Crew Cab SWB
  • 4 x 4 Automatic
  • Magnetic Black Pearl Exterior
  • Steel Interior
  • 3.8 V6 Cylinder Engine
  • 18 inch alloy wheels
  • Heated Front Cloth Seats
  • Spray On Bedliner
  • Back up Camera

Provided by Patti and Rusty Wallace
The Rusty Wallace Automotive Group

Exquisite Diamond Necklace

This brand new, beautiful diamond necklace is stamped 750 Luca. It has a 16 inch curb link necklace with a lobster claw clasp fixed to the diamond center drop. The center diamond piece has a round section which the chain is attached to with a pear shaped drop suspended so that it moves. The round section has a center round diamond surrounded by smaller diamonds. The lower piece has an outer pear shaped piece with graduated diamonds and floating within that is a pear shaped piece. The center pear shaped piece has a pear shaped diamond with 12 small round diamonds surrounding it. There are a total of 47 round and 1 pear shaped diamonds. The approximate total diamond weight is 1.30ct. The gross weight of the piece is 4.9 grams. The estimated value is $5,000.

Nashville, TN Vacation with Tennessee Titans Football Package

This amazing prize package includes the following:

  • 3 nights hotel accommodations at Comfort Suites in Nashville, TN
  • 2 Club Level Tickets to a Titan 2022 home season game (selection of game choices will be available when the 2022 schedule is released)
  • Tailgate Party before the game
  • $150 Gift Card to Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

Provided by: Greenville Turf & Tractor

Linville Ridge Country Club Luxury Golf & Vacation Package

Linville Ridge is one of the premiere luxury communities in North Carolina’s High Country. Known for its award-winning golf course, innovative dining and cuisine and spectacular views, a stay at Linville Ridge will be a time to remember.

Prize Includes:

  • 3 days, 2 nights in a beautiful VIP cottage (Full Membership Benefits for two people during your stay)
  • 2 rounds of golf on their award-winning golf course
  • Dining in the fabulous restaurants located within Linville Ridge
  • Tennis, pickleball, croquet
  • Available dates July 10-October 15, 2022

Provided By: Linville Ridge

Eagles Nest Glamping Package

The Lodges at Eagles Nest Ultimate Glamping Experience

The Lodges at Eagles Nest in Banner Elk North Carolina is a relaxed mountain community in a sprawling playground that celebrates the great outdoors. This package includes access to a wide range of premier amenities, nature-based activities, multi-purpose recreational areas, and mile after mile of scenic trails and ridgelines.

  • 2 night stay in the TeePee Village-the ultimate in rustic chic glamping-and pet-friendly!
  • Half day UTV rental from Off Road Adventures
  • Guided waterfall hike
  • Dining gift cards for two local popular restaurants; Bella's and Bodegas Kitchen and Wine Bar
  • Pawsitively awesome pet gift basket from My Best Friend’s Barkery
  • Lodges at Eagles Nest gift basket

Available mid-May to mid-October 2022

Provided by: The Lodges at Eagles Nest & The Waterfront Group

Sugar Mountain Winter Ski/Summer Golf & Tennis Package

Winter fun at Sugar Mountain: Sugar Mountain Resort is a ski destination! Sugar has the region’s only double-black diamond expert run—Whoopdeedoo. Sugar also has North Carolina’s greatest vertical drop, 1,200 feet, and the longest run, a mile-and-a-half. Sugar has the High Country’s most extensive beginner terrain, including a “magic carpet” lift for never-ever skiers, and a separate chairlift and slopes called Easy Street. A high-tech, cable-assisted grooming machine ensures perfect conditions. For snowboarders and freestyle skiers, there’s an entire terrain park of exciting features.

Summer fun at Sugar Mountain: Voted the #2 Short Course in the USA, the Ole Esval Sugar Mountain Public Golf Course may be the best kept secret in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Located near Boone, Banner Elk and the Blue Ridge Parkway, the 18-hole public course is the “Every Player’s Club” in a region home to premiere private country club communities. The fabulous short course opened for play in 1974, the design of Frank Duane, previously the senior project manager for more than two decades for Robert Trent Jones, the undisputed dean of golf course architecture.

The tennis courts at the Sugar Mountain Tennis Club are spectacular – some of the best in the NC Blue Ridge Mountains. Six courts, meticulously maintained of fast-dry, Har-tru clay, are wildly popular. And don’t forget the cool summer temps and the mountain views!

Prize Includes:

  • 10 anytime Sugar Mountain Day Ski Passes. These lift/slope ticket vouchers are valid through the 2021-2022 winter season
  • 18 holes of Golf at Sugar Mountain w/ cart for four people
  • 18 holes of Golf at Sugar Mountain w/ cart for two people
  • Court time on the beautiful Sugar Mountain Tennis Courts

Provided By: Sugar Mountain Resort, Inc. and The Village of Sugar Mountain

High Country Decor Package

This fabulous prize of High Country inspired home decor includes:

  • A custom barn wood and steel bar height set crafted by Brant Davis, owner of High South Furniture. Brant specializes in Handcrafted furniture from reclaimed and live edge materials. This one of a kind piece will stand out in any home!
  • A beautiful High Country themed photograph by local area photographer Sally Woodring. Sally's photography is well known in the area and loved for her ability to capture the beauty of the High Country.
  • A new fire pit sure to warm any chilly night donated by Mountain Time in Linville.
  • A Gift Card for a fun shopping spree at The Gilded Age Antiques store.
  • Spoil your dog with a raised wooden Rustik Dog Bowl Stand. Made out of reclaimed barnwood that was sourced locally from the High Country of NC. Perfect for medium/large size dogs. Includes (2) stainless steel 2-quart bowls.
  • Pawsitively awesome pet gift basket from My Best Friend’s Barkery

This one of a kind prize has an approximate value of over $1,200

Charles Kuralt’s Hideaway – Grandfather Mountain Vacation

This prize is a priceless experience unavailable to the public. Enjoy this fabulous unique package:

  • 2 nights in the Anvil Rock Cottage, a rustic cabin on Grandfather Mountain.
  • Have Grandfather Mountain all to yourself each evening.
  • Includes passes to Grandfather Mountain, guided tours of the wildlife habitats and a Grandfather Mountain welcome basket.

Also included is a $100 gift certificate to the fabulous restaurant LP on Main in Banner Elk, NC

And so we are sure to include our four-legged friends, this package also includes a Lucky Paws Basket of Fabulous Pet Goodies provided by My Best Friend's Barkery of Banner Elk, NC

Provided By: Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation

High Country Culinary Celebration

This package invites you to experience a full and diverse menu of dining opportunities. Many of the included venues are locally owned, independent restaurants that are unique to the High Country. Get your taste buds ready to enjoy a variety of offerings from:

  • Banner Elk Café
  • Bodegas Kitchen and Wine Bar
  • Cam Ranh Bay
  • Carolina BBQ
  • Casa Rustica
  • Chef’s Table at Sorrento’s
  • China House
  • Eat Crow
  • Highlanders Grill & Tavern
  • Kaye’s Kitchen
  • LP on Main
  • Luna Thai & Sushi
  • Old Hampton Store & BBQ
  • Over Yonder
  • Painted Fish Café & Beer Bar
  • Peddlin’ Pig
  • Puerto Nuevo
  • Sorrento’s Italian Bistro

And for our four-legged friends a Pawsitively awesome pet gift basket from My Best Friend’s Barkery

Individual gift cards range from $20 to $150.
This fabulous prize package has a value of over $1,100.

Eagles Nest Luxury Package

The Lodges at Eagles Nest Luxury Getaway Weekend

The Lodges at Eagles Nest in Banner Elk North Carolina is a relaxed mountain community in a sprawling playground that celebrates the great outdoors. This package includes access to a wide range of premier amenities, nature-based activities, multi-purpose recreational areas, and an invitation to experience the new premier Eagles Nest Winery.

  • Weekend accommodations at a beautifully appointed Double Eagle Lodge stateroom, with majestic views of the surrounding mountains
  • Full weekend access to the Eagles Nest Winery, a unique clubhouse experience that presents wines that are unprecedented in the high country mountains of North Carolina
  • Dining gift cards for Stonewalls and LP on Main
  • Pawsitively awesome pet gift basket from My Best Friend’s Barkery

Provided by: The Lodges at Eagles Nest & The Waterfront Group

High Country Adventure Package

Get Outside and Experience the High Country!

This package is created for the outdoor enthusiast. In addition to being a winter sports haven, the High Country offers a multitude of experiences to enjoy, with serene trails in the spring, adventures in the summer, and brilliant foliage in the fall. Pack your bags and come enjoy this sampling of some of our best activities, with adventures for visitors of all ages (and those with four paws!). Your itinerary includes:

  • Hawks Nest zipline tour
  • Wahoos water adventure
  • South Toe Fly Fishing experience
  • River Girl float trip
  • 18 holes of golf at the beautiful Beech Mountain Club
  • $200 gift card for your choice of activities at Beech Mountain Resort
  • Grandfather Mountain Park passes
  • Alpine Coaster passes
  • One night lodging at The Lodge at River Run
  • Gift card for services at Back in Action Chiropractic
  • Gift Card for Bodegas Kitchen and Wine Bar
  • Photo shoot from local event photographer Linda Webb
  • Pawsitively awesome pet gift basket from My Best Friend’s Barkery

This fabulous prize package has a value of over $1,500.

Raffle Rules

PROCEDURE

  1. Ticket sales will commence at 10 AM on July 1, 2021.
  2. Ticket sales will end at midnight on October 17, 2021.
  3. Individuals must be 18 years of age or older to purchase a raffle ticket and win a prize.
  4. Avery Humane Society employees and/or board members are not eligible to purchase Avery Humane Society Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza tickets nor win prizes.
  5. Each raffle ticket costs $100. For each raffle ticket sold, Avery Humane Society will give the ticketholder two (2) entries for the raffle drawing. Each entry will be identified with the ticketholder’s name and email confirmation number.
  6. Individuals who do not have access to email may purchase their tickets at the Avery Humane Society shelter. They will be asked to provide their name and phone number. The Avery Humane Society’s email address will be used in these instances and the email confirmation will be printed and provided to the purchaser.
  7. A ticketholder can win more than once either with the two chances on the raffle ticket or by purchasing additional raffle tickets.
  8. If a ticket is drawn in one of the early bird drawings (six (6) total) or during the “September Surprise,” it will be eligible to be drawn again during other/future drawings. However, if a ticket is drawn for a grand prize, it may will be ineligible to be drawn again for any other grand prizes.
  9. Avery Humane Society will not distribute any free or discounted tickets. There is, however, a Lucky Paws Bundle wherein purchasers can purchase five (5) tickets (ten (10) entries) for the price of four (4) ($400.00).
  10. Tickets must be purchased online on the Avery Humane Society website – averyhumane.org. Ticketholders will receive a confirmation email. The email confirmation will serve as the purchaser’s raffle ticket. Tickets are not valid until the credit card has cleared.
  11. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Avery Humane Society shelter, but they will still be electronic tickets. Ticketholders will receive a confirmation email. The email confirmation will serve as the purchaser’s raffle ticket. Tickets are not valid until the credit card has cleared.
  12. There is no limit on how many tickets may be purchased.
  13. Unsold raffle tickets become the property of the Avery Humane Society.
  14. Each raffle ticket must contain only one individual’s name. For example: “Mr. and Mrs. John Doe” is not acceptable since that represents two people. Only one person can claim the drawn prize associated with a winning ticket.
  15. The Avery Humane Society Avery Humane Society Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza will have six (6) early bird prizes, one (1) “September Surprise,” and eleven (11) grand prizes.
  16. Odds of winning a prize are based on number of tickets sold.
  17. The raffle will be conducted by a”chance2win.org,” a third party company.
  18. The Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza will host 6 early bird drawings on the following dates: July 10, July 17, July 24, August 14, August 21, and August 28. “Chance2win.org” will conduct the early bird drawings and the winners will be announced on the Avery Humane Society website – averyhumane.org.
  19. The Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza will also conduct one more drawing in the month of September (the “September Surprise”) on a date that is yet to be determined, which will be announced on the Avery Humane Society website – averyhumane.org. “Chance2win.org” will conduct the drawing(s) and the winner(s) will be announced on the Avery Humane Society website – averyhumane.org.
  20. The Avery Humane Society Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza grand prize drawings will take place on October 21, 2021 (unless postponed or cancelled in accordance with these rules). “Chance2win.org,” will send the names of the winners of the 11 grand prizes to be held in escrow by Avery Humane Society’s Attorneys pending the event on October 21, 2021. The winners will be announced at the event which will take place at the Avery Humane Society shelter on October 21, 2021 at 6 PM.

POLICIES

  1. Avery Humane Society reserves the right to postpone the Avery Humane Society Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza for any reason. Should this occur, registered ticketholders who provide an email address will be notified by email, and a notice will be placed on the Avery Humane Society website – averyhumane.org
  2. Avery Humane Society reserves the right to cancel the Avery Humane Society Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza for any reason including, but not limited to, insufficient ticket sales. If the Avery Humane Society Avery Humane Society Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza is cancelled, all ticketholders will receive a refund of the purchase price.
  3. If the event is held, ALL listed prizes will be awarded. In the event that a listed prize is not available, a substitution of a like prize will be made.
  4. Avery Humane Society reserves the right to cut off ticket sales at any time prior to the raffle drawings.
  5. The winning list of names will be posted on the Avery Humane Society website and all winning names will be posted after the event.
  6. Winners need not be present to win. Winners will be notified as to how and where to claim their prize, and are responsible for all expenses incurred in picking up their prize.
  7. Only the ticketholder whose name is on a winning ticket may claim the applicable prize. Proper identification including proof of 18 years of age or older and a social security number are required by law to claim any prize.
  8. Prize winners of non-cash prizes are responsible for all shipping expenses should they request the prize be shipped to them. International shipments may be subject to tariffs.
  9. A check will be mailed to cash prize winners within 45 days of the event. Winners of non-cash prizes shall claim their prizes within thirty (30) days of the Event. If a Winner does not claim his/her prize within thirty (30) days of the Event, the prize shall be forfeited.

TAXES

  1. Winners are responsible for all taxes, transfers, and fees which must be paid before receipt of the prize by the winner. Some prizes may require withholding of Federal taxes from the prize in accordance with IRS rules. All winning ticket holders for prizes valued at $600 or more must complete the necessary IRS Form W-9 in order to receive prize.
  2. Purchase price may not be deducted as a charitable contribution. The IRS does not permit charitable deductions for games of chance.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Upon purchase of a ticket, ticketholder agrees to the following terms and conditions:

  • Email confirmation will serve as the purchaser’s raffle ticket. Possession of the email confirmation is not a requirement to win.
  • Tickets are not transferable or redeemable for cash (except as set forth above).
  • This ticket is a revocable license.
  • Avery Humane Society reserves the right, without the refund of any portion of the ticket purchase price, to refuse admission or to remove from the event any person who fails to comply with the rules of the venue, theses terms and conditions, and all applicable laws.
  • No refunds or exchanges are permitted.
  • The Event is rain or shine; no refunds will be given due to inclement weather.
  • For purposes of promoting the raffle, ticketholders hereby authorize Avery Humane Society to use their name, their photographs, sound and/or videotapes of them, and other media in connection with the raffle without compensation to the ticketholder.
  • Rules may be amended at any time. All revisions will be posted on the Avery Humane Society website.
  • Ticketholders’ contact information will be added to the Avery Humane Society mailing list but will not be shared with others. Ticketholders may unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time.
  • The Event will be recorded.
  • All prizes are awarded to winners on an “AS-IS” and “as available” basis as provided to Avery Humane Society. Avery Humane Society makes no promises, warranties, or representations of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and any such warranties are expressly disclaimed. Once a prize is claimed by the ticketholder, it is the property of the ticketholder and Avery Humane Society is not responsible for its condition, operation or the ticketholder’s satisfaction with it.
  • Avery Humane Society and its employees, agents, contractors, officers, directors and trustees shall NOT be liable in any way for any damages whatsoever, including any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages or loss of profits to any ticketholder, participant or winner resulting from or arising out of the Avery Humane Society Avery Humane Society Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza.

Proceeds


Net proceeds from the Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza 2021 will support Avery Humane Society and our work to:

  • Care for animals by providing shelter, food, medical care, exercise, behavioral support and LOVE.
  • Save animals from situations of abuse, neglect and abandonment and help them heal.
  • Receive and care for stray animals and reunite lost animals with their families or find them a new forever family.
  • Provide safety and second chances to animals that would be euthanized at other shelters due to limited capacity.
  • Reduce the number of unwanted and vulnerable animals in our community through free or low cost spay and neuter services.
  • Provide adoption services to create forever families by connecting animals with people who will love and care for them and people whose lives will be much better with animal friends and family members!

Important facts about the shelter:

  • We have a 94% adoption rate-one of the highest in the state.
  • We never euthanize a healthy animal and animals stay with us until they are placed with a forever family.
  • We are the only organization in the county that offers services for homeless animals. At this time, Avery County government does not provide animal control services or funding for our shelter.
  • We rely solely on private donations, foundation grants and limited earned income to fund our work.

The mission of the Avery County Humane Society is to respond humanely to the needs of animals in Avery County by providing the following: shelter, food, exercise, and love; spay and neuter services; medical and behavioral care; adoption promotion and networking; community education and outreach; and special programs including New Leash on Life, which is a long-term partnership with the Mountain View Correctional Institution.

Thank you to our Partners!

South Toe Fly Fishing

Old Hampton Store & BBQ

You do not have to be present to win.

You must be 18+ to purchase a ticket.

Winners will be contacted directly and announced online.

Read a full list of rules in the "Contest Rules" tab above.

The raffle drawing will be held on October 21,2021.