CERES ALUMNI ASSOCIATION (C.A.A.)
Dedicated to maintaining the pride and spirit of Ceres
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Plans are underway for a raffle, to be drawn on October 17, 2009. Tickets are available by calling 276.682.4255 or writing P O Box 32, Ceres, VA 24318. Local businesses also have tickets.. Your assistance in selling these will be greatly appreciated. A complete list of prizes and donors will be published later. Prizes, listed below, were donated by an Association member if not otherwise identified. We already have some very nice prizes including:
Rifle, 720 Mossberg, 5 shot bolt action donated by Ceres Alumni Association
Framed P. Buckley Moss print, donated by Moss Foundation and framed by Farmer’s Daughter
7 days, Laurel Point Resort, Gatlinburg
2009 Mint Coin Set donated by James B. Muncy, Jr.
20 piece set of fine china donated by Affordable Tractors
$25 Gift Certificate donated by Affordable Tractors
$25 gift certificate donated by Harner’s Market
Handmade quilt made and donated by "Just for Fun Quilters"
Necklace and Earring Set
Ice Tea Maker
Webber stainless steel grill set
$50 Gift Certificate, good at various businesses by Builders Supermarket
Handmade throw made and donated by Crabtree and Pruett Sewing
Framed barn picture
2 $50 Bonds from New Peoples Bank
$25 Gift Certificate by B and R Auto Service
Ceres-Goddess of Grain puzzle
Pampered Chef Deviled Egg Carrier
3 sets of Mary Kay skin care products
$50 Bond donated by First1Bank
Insulated Cooler donated by Bland BB&T
Door Prizes include:
Free State Inspection donated by Randy Townley, Bland Auto
Free Saturday Buffet at Tommy Dunn’s Bland Square Restaurant
$15 Gift Certificate donated by Ann Pruett’s Beauty Shop
2 Smokey Mountain souvenirs donated by Della Mae Neel
Note Set donated by BB&T of Bland
Additional prizes are still needed.
A nice prize will go to the individual who sells the most ($) in tickets. A cash prize will go to the individual purchasing the most ticket. Again, we would appreciate your help this year. This is our largest fund raiser.
We hope you will sell or buy the raffle tickets. Sold ticket stubs may be mailed to PO Box 32, Ceres, VA 24318. Raffle tickets are $1.00 each or 12 for $10.00. If you need additional tickets, please let us know.
If we make $1,020 on the Homecoming Festival, it will be matched by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Thrivent is a fraternal organization composed of Lutheran Church members or employees of Lutheran organizations. Sharon Lutheran Church is a co-sponsor of this match grant. Appreciation is expressed to both Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and the members of Sharon Lutheran Church.
9th Annual Homecoming
October 17, 2009
Peery Center Gym
Registration starts at 11:00 AM
Meal served at 1:00 PM
Meal catered by Loretta Worrell
(Same as last year)
Meal cost - $15.00
Reservation forms must be returned by
October 9, 2009 to PO Box 32, Ceres, VA
See registration forms in this newsletter.
Dr. Sidney Harvey has planned a special recognition of the
1959 boys basketball team who participated in State Finals.
Remember the "Toys for Tots" drive (see below).
(See registration form)