DOWNEY - At a recent concert at Furman Park, the Downey Rose Float Association kicked off the sale of tickets for its annual Parade of Winners fundraiser.Scott Pomrehn, a deputy city manager for Downey, purchased the first ticket for this year's raffle, to be drawn Oct. 24 at the Rio Hondo Event Center. Tickets are $125, and sales are limited to 250. Ticket-buyers have an opportunity to win $10,000 or one of 44 other prizes, including a VIP Rose Bowl package that includes two game tickets, a special parking permit, premium Rose Parade seating and lunch with the parade marshal. People who purchase raffle tickets also receive lunch for two at the raffle drawing. For more information on purchasing tickets, call (562) 760-5250.
********** Published: August 12, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 17