Museum of Aviation raffles off big money
The Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins hosted its 27th annual auction, raffle and taste of local cuisine on Saturday to raise money for museum programs.
The biggest prize of night came from the the raffle drawing. The winner could choose one of eight cars or take home $30,000. People enjoyed food provided by 30 different restaurants while looking at hundreds of items up for auction. The silent auction showcased more than 300 items while 34 items were bid on during the live auction.
"It's our second largest fundraiser and it helps support the museum,” Executive VP of The Foundation of the Museum of Aviation June Lowe said.”It helps support the museum in our educational program. We have 58,000 students that go through our educational program here."
All items were donated to the museum and organizers hope to raise $200,000.