Sisters Marilyn Wilkins and Frances Oram took home the top prize of $33,781.75 in the Chase the Ace and Len Collins won the 50-50 draw worth $2,795.
Tickets were being sold at two buildings - the Royal Canadian Legion and the Society of United Fishermen Hall – both were filled to the brim, with people waiting outside to purchase a ticket.
With approximately 14,000 tickets for sale, the event sold out 15 minutes short of the hour-and-a-half sales period.
As a result of the fundraiser the Eastport Peninsula Benefit Fund committee raised $56,020.95. All funds raised will be used to help residents in need from the seven communities on the Peninsula offset medical and related travel expenses.
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