Tucson Medical Center Launches Mega Raffle

Introduces first raffle of its kind in Southern Arizona

Online PR News – 27-March-2013 – Tucson, AZ – Tucson Medical Center (TMC) announces the first-ever Mega Raffle in Southern Ariz., with more than 2,800 remarkable prizes. Tickets are available to the public beginning Wednesday, March 27. Net proceeds from the raffle will benefit thehospital and its commitment to providing the highest standard of patient care to those in Southern Arizona.

“This is very exciting for the hospital and we are thrilled to introduce the TMC Mega Raffle to Southern Arizona,” said Michael Duran, vice president & chief development officer of TMC Foundation. “The raffle gives Tucson Medical Center the opportunity to expand on innovative healthcare programs and services with unrestricted dollars available to invest in patient care.”

Raffle participants have a one in 20 chance of winning prizes, including a luxury home package, a variety of new cars, dream vacations, and an array of the latest in electronics, jewelry, and home accessories. Tickets purchased by May 1 will be entered in the Early Bird drawing on May 8 and reentered for the final draw on May 29.

Three Early Bird prizes and twogrand prizes will be awarded along with more than2,800 other exciting prizes distributedthroughout the raffle.

Mega Raffle coordinator and spokesperson, Kathy Rice, hand-selectedeach of the more than 2,800 prizes, many of which were purchased locally in Tucson to ensure the raffle not only benefits Tucson Medical Center, but also the Southern Arizona economy.

“I look for prizes with a real ‘Wow factor,’ –things people dream about,” said Rice. “The real goal here is to create a winning proposition for all involved – TMC, its patients, and the community.”

Tickets are $100 each with a limited number of three-ticket packages available for $250. To purchase tickets, visit www.TMCmegaraffle.org or call (800) 395-8805.


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Grand Prizes
Two top winners will be drawn on May29, 2013 to receive:

Grand Prize #1: A.F. Sterling Home equipped with a brand new Mercedes-Benz and $100,000 with a total value of $625,000 (winner may also opt. to take cash instead of home).
Grand Prize #2: Top secret prize to be revealed.

Early Bird Prizes
Raffle participants who purchase their tickets before May 1, 2013, will be eligible to win an Early Bird prize:

Early Bird Prize #1: 2013 Audi A5 and $14,000.
Early Bird Prize #2: Six-night vacation to Banff and Lake Louise, plus a 2013 Honda Accord and $9,000.
Early Bird Prize #3: Winner’s choice to a championship sports event in the U.S., plus $4,000.

Early Bird winners will be drawnMay 8, 2013.

Important Raffle Dates
May 1-Early Bird Cut Off
May 2-Secret Prize Reveal
May 8-Early Bird Prize Drawing
May 22-Final Cut Off
May 29-Final Drawing

About Tucson Medical Center Mega Raffle
Tucson Medical Center Mega Raffle is the first ever large-scale raffle focused in Southern Arizona. Net proceeds from the raffle will benefit Tucson Medical Center and its commitment to providing the highest standard of patient care to Southern Arizonans. Spring 2013 raffle participants have a one in 20 chance of winning the 2,800 featured prizes. To learn more about the TMC Mega Raffle or to purchase tickets, visit www.TMCmegaraffle.org or call (800) 395-8805.

About Tucson Medical Center
Tucson Medical Center’s mission is to deliver caring, personalized, quality healthcare to patients and their families in an environment that is supportive, education-focused and compassionate. TMC is licensed for 629 adult, pediatric and behavioral health beds. The hospital serves more than 30,000 inpatients and 122,000 outpatients yearly and has several emphasis areas, including maternal and child health, cardiac care, hospice care, neuroscience, orthopedics, diagnostic services, behavioral health and senior services. TMC also created the region's first emergency department dedicated specifically for kids.

Contact Information
Juliet Straker
5932 e calle tuberia
Phoenix AZ, 85018