The Riverbender Community Center in Alton hosts social and entertainment activities, such as music lessons, art classes, dances, after-school programs, tutoring, and hands-on learning.  You can help keep the center running by purchasing a raffle ticket that will garner the grand prize winner $3,000.  Proceeds from the raffle will go to support the many programs at the center.

Community Center Executive Director John Hentrich says most people are buying their tickets online.

Hentrich comments

Tickets are $20 for a chance to win either $3,000, a 50" LED TV, a Playstation 4, a Chromebook laptop computer, or a device that allows you to watch streaming internet video on your television.   The grand prize will be drawn the night of the tree lighting at Lincoln - Douglas Square at the center's annual Holiday Party at about 8pm.   You can buy your tickets online at this link ttp://

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