Winners of Rifle, Quilt Raffles Drawn

November 03, 2022 at 3:28 PM

            The DuBois Area Historical Society’s 14th Spirit of DuBois Lantern Walk was capped off by the drawings for two anticipated prizes along with the basket raffle and 50/50 winners.

            Mike Federici number was pulled for the Golden Boy 150th anniversary gun raffle, while Mike Bertsel won the Big Boy.

            The DuBois Area Historical Society in partnership with a Colorado-based firearms business Rocky Mountain Firearms offered chances on these DuBois Sesquicentennial commemorative rifles. The .22-caliber Henry Golden Boy has a brass finished receiver and octagon barrel. Only 15 of this model will be available, selling for $995. The Henry Big Boy is a large-bore rifle with an octagon barrel available in 357, 44, or 45-caliber. It sells for $1,595. Each of the rifles had local engravings of:  B & S Shaft #1 mine, BR&P Depot, DuBois Brewery, Sesquicentennial logo, DuBois Mansion, banner of the Great Fire of 1888, Van Tassel Tannery, and DuBois Area Historical Society logo.

            The quilt raffle winners were Katie Kelley, block print quilt measuring 84” by 96”; and Mary Siemucha, fall leaves quilt measuring 85” by 102”. 

            Basket raffle winners were:

            Ruth Coppolo, Junk Dealer’s Daughter basket.

            Tom Rubritz, flowers in a tin.

            Joe Shick, Steeler blanke.

            Michelle Raab, Penn State basket.

            Janet Hicks, blue Afghan.

            Pat Pomeroy, basket of snacks.

            Chris Waddell, fall basket.

            Ada Gabler, Burger King gift card.

            Brian Anderson, wine basket.

            Rod Shaffer, Gourmet Kitchen basket and Wendy’s gift card.

            Patti Trainor, pasta basket.

            Penny Prontock, candy basket.

            Jenny Shick won the 50/50 raffle.

            All the proceeds of the evening, after expenses, go to the DuBois Area Historical Society. The Society is run entirely by volunteers and is a 501(c) 3 organzation.

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