March 14, 2013 | Vol. 39, No. 11

New "Rain Game" contest announced

The Petersburg Chamber of Commerce announced a new contest during their annual banquet Saturday evening.

Shelly Pope
Mindy Andersen, in rain gear and Xtratufs danced to “Singin’ in the Rain” after the Chamber of Commerce Banquet to help introduce the new Rain Game contest where people guess how much rain and snow will fall in Petersburg this year.

The contest, the Rain Game Classic, will pay cash to people guessing how much rain and snow falls this year.

"This is a new raffle we will be having throughout the year and it is a guess of how much rain we get on a yearly basis," Chamber of Commerce member Donnie Hayes said. "This is going to be a wonderful addition to this year's activities.

Each ticket costs $2 and will be available until Oct. 25.

Winners of the game will be announced Jan. 10, 2014 and will split the proceeds from ticket sales.

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