BAY MINETTE, Ala. - The Baldwin County High School Tigerettes and Bay Minette Middle School Tiger Paws were just two of the groups to benefit from Ladies Night Out raffle sales. Sponsored by the City …
BAY MINETTE, Ala. - The Baldwin County High School Tigerettes and Bay Minette Middle School Tiger Paws were just two of the groups to benefit from Ladies Night Out raffle sales. Sponsored by the City of Bay Minette, Ladies Night Out is held every spring and fall to showcase local businesses and vendors. As part of this event, the City holds a raffle with prizes donated by local businesses and allows school teams and non-profits to sell raffle tickets as a fund-raiser for their groups.
Each of the groups get to retain 100-percent of the proceeds from any raffle tickets they sell. Though the spring event was cancelled, the City continued on with raffle sales and raised more than $5,000 in support of these organizations.
“Thank you to everyone who supported the Tigerettes & Tiger Paws through the purchase of a Ladies Night Out raffle tickets,” said Elizabeth Byrd, Tigerettes sponsor. “Thanks to your support, the City of Bay Minette was able to donate $1,000 back to our program. With two of our fundraisers having to be canceled/postponed this Spring, this was a huge help to us!”
Since 2017, Ladies Night Out has raised more than $42,000 to support programs such as the North Baldwin Animal Shelter, Emily’s Closet, Bay Minette Police Department K9, historic preservation of the old Depot, Clean Out & Recycle Day, Committee on Public Arts, as well as beautification efforts.
For the Spring 2020 event, these groups collectively earned $5,140 through raffle ticket sales: Baldwin County High School Tigerettes, Beta Sigma Chi and Volleyball team; Bay Minette Middle School Cheer, Tiger Paws, and Football teams; Chosen Youth Outreach; North Baldwin Literacy Council; North Baldwin Infirmary Auxiliary; First Presbyterian Church Youth Group; and the Committee on Public Arts.
Sponsors for the Spring event included: Standard Furniture, North Baldwin Utilities, Walmart, Wind Creek Casino & Hotel, Matthew’s Landing, North Baldwin Infirmary, Coastal Alabama Community College, Alabama Land Title, North Baldwin Family Medicine and Obstetrics, Gulf Packaging and Kubina, Hayles & Associates.