Raffle to support cattlewomen’s programs

Staff Report

The Santa Barbara County Cattlewomen are raising money for education programs and special events by selling $50 raffle tickets for an American Security gun safe, with a second prize of $500 cash.

The Santa Barbara County Cattlewomen are raffling a gun safe to raise money for beef promotion and education.

The safe, with a 29-gun capacity and electric lock, is 59 by 30 by 29 inches. It is valued at $2,600, and the winner can choose a prize of $1,000 instead. Just 150 tickets will be sold.

The drawing will be on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The winner need not be present to win but must pick up the safe in Los Alamos.

The Santa Barbara County Cattlewomen have a long history of promoting the beef industry, dedicating their time to educate the public about where their beef comes from, safety standards, the economic impacts of the beef industry, and the many uses of beef byproducts.

The group also offers scholarships to local students who are furthering their education in agriculture, and supports agricultural organizations such as Future Farmers of America and 4-H.

To buy a ticket, email the group at sbccattlewomen@gmail.com.