Summer residents win lottery

BOLTON LANDING The annual Bolton Lottery Drawing took place recently in Rogers Park in conjunction with an all-day folk music concert. Joe and Patricia Favero, summer residents at Cotton Point, were the winners and received a check for $10,000 during a Sept. 7 ceremony at the Episcopal Church of Saint Sacrement. Bolton Town Supervisor, Kathy Simmes drew and announced the winning ticket. Father Jim Loughren explained the purpose of the lottery and all its previous beneficiaries. Church members sell 200 tickets , $100 each. during July and August, resulting in a total amount of $20,000. Of that, the winner receives $10,000 and the other half is divided equally between the churchs use for outreach and the church repairs. Community organizations that have benefitted through the years from Saint Sacrements outreach program include the Bolton Library, the Bolton Historical Museum, the Sembrich Memorial Museum, American Legion, Boy and Girl Scouts, Bolton EMS, and the Bolton Health Committee a group designed to assist Bolton families with fuel and food bills. This years outreach recipient is the Bolton Afterschool Program, designed to care for the children of working mothers. This program employs a certified teacher and is in daily operation from the end of the school day to 6 p.m.

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