After ten cranks of the raffle drum, Ross and Laurie Burk ended up winners of the Rotary Club of Haliburton’s annual car lottery.

Heather Phillips and Ted Brandon read out the winning number of the club’s annual car raffle.

At 8 p.m. sharp on August 4, Rotary president Heather Phillips and past president Ted Brandon picked the winning ticket, sold to the Burks by Andrew Hodgson — the third winning ticket the Rotarian has sold.

The couple opted to pass up the 2021 Chevrolet Camaro in favour of $33,000 in cash, which they’ll use to buy a new car.

The Burks estimate they’ve bought Rotary club raffle tickets for 37 years.

The raffle was a sell-out, raising $64,963.22 for the Rotary club’s work in the community. 

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