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Tony and Lilianne Fuller were shocked to find out they had won the Langley Rotary Mega 50/50 Draw for 2021. (Lilianne Fuller/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley couple wins $125,000 jackpot in local Rotary 50/50

The Fullers plan to donate a chunk back to Rotary and are looking at supporting other local causes

 

Several team members of the Fraser Valley Bandits will be helping out during the final weekend of in-person tickets sales for Rotary’s 50/50 Mega draw. (Special to The Star)

Fraser Valley Bandits come to help net more coin for Rotary lottery’s final weekend

Jackpot has officially surpassed $200,000 with deadline happening at midnight on Sunday Aug. 15

 

Volunteers hit the streets of Langley and Aldergrove selling Rotary Lottery tickets. (Aldergrove Star files)

Langley Rotary lottery total nears $175,000 with 10 days left to buy tickets

Volunteers will be selling tickets in person at Otter Co-op and Save-On Foods on Saturday and Sunday

 

Jennifer Roy is this year's chair of the 50/50 Rotary Lottery. (Special to The Star)

‘Newbie’ Rotarian chairs Langley’s 50/50 Mega Draw to exceed previous year’s total

Jennifer Roy joined Rotary looking to make a difference and ended up taking on a big role

Jennifer Roy is this year's chair of the 50/50 Rotary Lottery. (Special to The Star)
Volunteers hit the streets of Langley and Aldergrove selling Rotary Lottery tickets. (Aldergrove Star files)

50/50 Rotary Lottery mega draw nearing total of $100,000

One month left to purchase tickets and support Rotary initiatives as the draw takes place Aug. 18

Volunteers hit the streets of Langley and Aldergrove selling Rotary Lottery tickets. (Aldergrove Star files)
Rotary Lottery sales kicked off in person at Aldergrove Plaza on Canada day. (Pauline Buck/Special to The Star)

In-person Rotary lottery draw ticket sales will happen weekends around Langley

As of June’s end, the jackpot has reached $46,060

Rotary Lottery sales kicked off in person at Aldergrove Plaza on Canada day. (Pauline Buck/Special to The Star)
Katy Mayrs, (L) last year’s winner of Langley Rotary’s first ever 50/50 Mega Draw, hopes to repeat her good luck as she buys a ticket on this year’s Langley Rotary 50/50 Mega Draw from Aldergrove Rotary’s Pauline Buck. (Special to The Star)

Lucky Langley lottery winner hopes to do it again

Tickets on sale now for Rotary Lottery 50/50 mega draw, which will be drawn on Aug. 18

Katy Mayrs, (L) last year’s winner of Langley Rotary’s first ever 50/50 Mega Draw, hopes to repeat her good luck as she buys a ticket on this year’s Langley Rotary 50/50 Mega Draw from Aldergrove Rotary’s Pauline Buck. (Special to The Star)
Anoki Amaradasa

Langley youth astound judges in annual community service awards

Seven young people won SASSY awards, helping others despite the global pandemic

Anoki Amaradasa
Annett Borrows, President Elect of the Rotary Club of Langley Central, presents a $20,000 donation to Heather Scott, executive director of the LMH Foundation. (Ryan Uytdewlligen/Aldergrove Star)

Langley Central Rotary club delivers $20,000 to hospital

Part four a five donation installments will be put towards a pediatric isolation room at LMH

Annett Borrows, President Elect of the Rotary Club of Langley Central, presents a $20,000 donation to Heather Scott, executive director of the LMH Foundation. (Ryan Uytdewlligen/Aldergrove Star)
Rotarian Andrew Brumby. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove Rotarians ride to repair bikes

Travis Strain and Andrew Brumby will put their wheels to the pavement for a 100K + Century Ride.

Rotarian Andrew Brumby. (Special to The Star)
Displaying the cheque at the regular Thursday meeting to fill the backpacks are Aldergrove Rotary members Charlie Fox, Rob Robinson, Lara Petrie and Marilyn Froese, plus Christmas Tea committee member, Diane Fox. (Special to The Star)

$6,500 donated to the Aldergrove Starfish Backpack Program

Thank You for Caring Society raised funds at their annual Christmas Tea to help feed hungry students

Displaying the cheque at the regular Thursday meeting to fill the backpacks are Aldergrove Rotary members Charlie Fox, Rob Robinson, Lara Petrie and Marilyn Froese, plus Christmas Tea committee member, Diane Fox. (Special to The Star)
Ribfest 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)

Plans for Langley RibFest shelved for second year in row due to COVID-concerns

50/50 Rotary Lottery to continue for second year, potentially worth $250,000, set for Aug. 19

Ribfest 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)
Lilianne Fuller, publicity chair of the Satellite Rotary Club of Langley Central Sunrise, was among those who took part in the club’s flag program in 2020. It will again be held this summer. (Rotary/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Rotary Club ready to cover Langley in Canada flags

Unique program allows people to have flags put up and taken down for three summer long weekends

Lilianne Fuller, publicity chair of the Satellite Rotary Club of Langley Central Sunrise, was among those who took part in the club’s flag program in 2020. It will again be held this summer. (Rotary/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
L-R Nav Malhotra, Charlie Fox, Nathan Ferguson, Greg Letkeman, Tom Miller at LiUNA! Local 1611 offices with $10,000 cheque for Starfish Backpack Programs in Aldergrove and Abbotsford. (Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Two Rotary Starfish programs benefit from $10,000 donation

LiUNA! Local 1611 gave to Aldergrove and Abbotsford student backpack program

L-R Nav Malhotra, Charlie Fox, Nathan Ferguson, Greg Letkeman, Tom Miller at LiUNA! Local 1611 offices with $10,000 cheque for Starfish Backpack Programs in Aldergrove and Abbotsford. (Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Rotarians Charlie Fox, George Bryce, Rob Robinson, and Lara Petrie join the ACSS Hairdressing students modelling the specially-made toques and scarves as they prepare this week’s Starfish backpacks. (Pauline Buck/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Aldergrove Rotary Club’s Starfish backpacks sent home with toques and scarves

More than 10,000 backpacks have been sent home to students and families in the past five years

Rotarians Charlie Fox, George Bryce, Rob Robinson, and Lara Petrie join the ACSS Hairdressing students modelling the specially-made toques and scarves as they prepare this week’s Starfish backpacks. (Pauline Buck/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Brian Lott, of the Rotary Club of Langley Central, emceed the prize draw on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Langley woman wins $73,615 in first ever Langley Rotary Mega Draw

After months of ticket sales, the draw was livestreamed from the Rotary Interpretive Centre Thursday

Brian Lott, of the Rotary Club of Langley Central, emceed the prize draw on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
The Satellite Rotary Club of Langley Central Sunrise held a clothing drive back in January, and are hoping to hold another on Dec. 2, at the Mountain Equipment Co-op. (Lilianne Fuller/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Rotarians plan clothing drive for Langley’s homeless

For the second time this year, the Sunrise satellite club hopes to host a two-hour blitz at MEC

The Satellite Rotary Club of Langley Central Sunrise held a clothing drive back in January, and are hoping to hold another on Dec. 2, at the Mountain Equipment Co-op. (Lilianne Fuller/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The four Langley Rotary clubs launched their 50/50 MEGA Draw lottery last month – which will see a grand prize winner take home up to $100,000. (Rotary Club of Langley/Special to The Star)

Deadline closes in on Langley Rotary clubs’ 50/50 MEGA Draw lottery

Tickets are on sale online and in person until Nov. 30

The four Langley Rotary clubs launched their 50/50 MEGA Draw lottery last month – which will see a grand prize winner take home up to $100,000. (Rotary Club of Langley/Special to The Star)
Langley Rotary volunteers Mike Brown (L) and Brian Lott (R ) set up their fundraising table at Save-On Foods, Fraser Highway and 201st last month to promote ticket sales for the Langley Rotary 50/50 MEGA Draw. (Pauline Buck/Special to The Star)
Langley Rotary volunteers Mike Brown (L) and Brian Lott (R ) set up their fundraising table at Save-On Foods, Fraser Highway and 201st last month to promote ticket sales for the Langley Rotary 50/50 MEGA Draw. (Pauline Buck/Special to The Star)
Langley Rotary volunteers Mike Brown (L) and Brian Lott (R ) set up their fundraising table at Save-On Foods, Fraser Highway and 201st on Sunday, Sept. 20 to promote ticket sales for the Langley Rotary 50/50 MEGA Draw. (Pauline Buck/Special to The Star)

Langley Rotary volunteers take to the streets to promote lottery fundraiser

Local clubs have raised $17,000 so far for 50/50 lottery

Langley Rotary volunteers Mike Brown (L) and Brian Lott (R ) set up their fundraising table at Save-On Foods, Fraser Highway and 201st on Sunday, Sept. 20 to promote ticket sales for the Langley Rotary 50/50 MEGA Draw. (Pauline Buck/Special to The Star)