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Many of you might be wondering what is the Reverse Raffle Fundraiser that is taking place at The Arts Center on July 30th. Is it true that one person will win $5,000? What's the catch?

Truth is- there is no catch! Our annual Reverse Raffle Fundraiser is an evening of fun, laughter and camaraderie to support the arts and one luck individual will walk away with the grand prize - five thousand bucks! Best part is there is no skill involved to win!

As you may or may not know, The Arts Center is a not-for-profit community owned venue. The facility itself is maintained and sustained by and for the people of Middle Tennessee. Our staff works for modest wages to provide this unique outlet which includes a theater, gallery, craft shop, conservatory, and exhibition hall. Throughout the year, volunteers direct produce, act, sing, dance perform, play, exhibit, learn, and craft together in our 27 year young 18,000 square foot facility.

Once each year we hold a fundraiser. This year the event will be held on Saturday, July 30th and your attendance is requested.

The Reverse Raffle is an opportunity to support the Arts Center financially while enjoying a great dinner and a chance to win $5,000! At the end of an evening of games and drawings on stage in the Wilma Adams Theater - the last person still holding a raffle ticket goes home with the $5,000! Sounds easy, right? Best part is, if your number is drawn (eliminating you for winning the grand prize) there are opportunities to buy back in! Throughout the night you might also see other items you are interested in winning and there are several chances to bid on Auction Baskets donated by local businesses and board members. (Last year we had Journey Tickets, and autographed Steelers Helmet, an evening at The Cannon Inn and much more!)

Event tickets are $75 each and include dinner, entertainment and an entry into the Reverse Raffle. They are available online, by phone, or in person at the Arts Center, Tuesday - Saturday, 10Am-4PM. Want to enter but can't attend? Purchase a ticket and your number will still be included in the raffle - we will notify you if you win! That's all there is to it!

This event begins with dinner promptly at 6PM. The onstage Raffle begins at 7PM. We hope you will join us for this special evening benefiting The Arts Center of Cannon County!

What would you do if you won $5,000!

Past Winners include

2015-Marcia and Gerald Melton who purchased tickets to support Cannon County Reads through Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

2014-Mike Gannon

2013-Melody Rudledge

2012-Danny Brown

2011-Dean Barker

2010-Greg Rogers

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