Residents of the BVI will have a chance to win a 2019 Ford Ranger XLT and six months of free gas as part of a vehicle raffle being put on by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).
The raffle — a fundraising initiative — is part of the force’s Police Week, which was officially launched on August 2 following the unveiling of the vehicle at the festival village in Road Town.
Deputy Commissioner of Police and chairman of the Police Week Planning Committee Alwin James said all proceeds from the raffle will be used to benefit various communities throughout the British Virgin Islands.
“We see the need to consistently engage in the development of various areas within the community. I look forward to the overwhelming support of the community, there are lots of prizes to be won for twenty bucks,” said the Deputy Commissioner who noted partnership sponsors such as Nagico, Delta Petroleum and Tortola Auto Group (TAG).
Before the raffle draw which is set for December 24 at Delta Petroleum’s Pasea Estate location, a number of early-bird raffle prizes will be awarded
These include two 55-inch television sets, a round trip ticket to Puerto Rico, and two round trip tickets to St Maarten. The first early bird drawing will be on August 31 and the second on October 26.
Meanwhile, the 2019 Police Week of activities included “food hamper donations to Family Support Network, donations to BVI Autism Center, and engagements with the seniors through the ‘Plant a Tree’ Initiative and senior night activities”.
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