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Dave Sherwood Memorial Scholarship elk hunt raffle
Posted: 1/29/2013 Ticket sales for the Dave Sherwood Memorial Scholarship Elk Hunt raffle will begin on February 1 at selected outlets across Lewis, Thurston, and Cowlitz counties.

For $25 a ticket, you will be entered into the raffle. The winner will be allowed to hunt for a big bull elk (minimum three-point) on TransAlta Centralia Mine lands. The hunt will take place during the modern rifle general hunting season in November.

The drawing will take place on May 1 at the Hanke House at Centralia College. All proceeds will go toward a scholarship in Dave's name at the college administered by the Centralia College Foundation.

The winner is responsible for buying a Washington state hunting license and tag, and will be accompanied by a TransAlta representative during the hunt.

Tickets can be purchased by cash or check through either Sandy Yanish ( or Michael Wagar ( at TransAlta's main office in Centralia. To buy one through a debit or credit card, you need to go to the Hanke House at Centralia College, located at 600 Centralia College Blvd. (736-9391 ext. 290,, home of the Centralia College Foundation.

Tickets are also on sale at Joe's Outdoor Shop at the Lewis County Mall, the Ethel Market, J & S Gun Shop in Lacey, Book n Brush in Chehalis, Four Corners Market in Castle Rock, Salkum Market in Salkum, Fischer's Shopping Center in Randle, Tri-Mountain Sports in Morton, Blanton's Market in Packwood, Hedden's Pharmacy in Tenino, The Gun Shop in Longview, and at Stanley's Store in Ethel starting Friday, February 1. This raffle and elk hunt is in honor of Dave, who passed away from a tragic accident while hunting for elk near Mount St. Helens in 2011. Dave was a popular and respected manager at the Centralia TransAlta plant.


May 2, 2013 1:25 AM
Will the winner of the raffle be posted?
May 2, 2013 1:24 AM
Will the winner of the raffle be posted?

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