Diamond ring raffle underway

Tickets available until December, benefiting White Cane Club

Ben Johnson and Marilyn Vinson sold tickets for an annual diamond ring raffle at the South Cariboo Farmers' Market on Sept. 26.

Ben Johnson and Marilyn Vinson sold tickets for an annual diamond ring raffle at the South Cariboo Farmers' Market on Sept. 26.

A $1,600 diamond ring is being raffled off by the local chapter of a support group for blind and visually impaired people.

The 100 Mile House & District White Cane Club is in the midst of its annual Diamond Raffle, which will see a ticket drawn for a diamond ring from Sharon’s Jewellery & Watch Repair, and other great prizes, on Dec. 4.

Tickets are $2 each or $10 for seven.

The group will have tables set up at Safeway, Save-On-Foods and the Cariboo Mall throughout October and November.

The money raised goes to purchasing assisted living devices, medical travel expenses, recreational activities and general support for people with vision loss.

Other prizes include two golf passes to the 108 Golf Resort and a gift card for The Log House.