Lions Christmas Bingo set for this Saturday at the Festival Village

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Past District Governor Lion Wally Havertong, the Lions Christmas Bingo legendary caller who the yearly fundraiser is named after.

 

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The St. Maarten Lions Club is finalizing preparations for their biggest fundraiser, the annual Lion Wally Havertong Christmas Bingo Spectacular 2019, which is being held this coming Saturday, December 7th at the Festival Village in Philipsburg. The club will be celebrating 49 years of stellar community work on December 12th.

According to the Club Presiden for 2019-2020 Lion Oralie Boirard, “the evening promises to be very exciting for the public with great prizes which the St. Maarten Lions Club are providing. The club will call about 51 bingo games for “Overloaded Christmas Baskets”, various airline tickets, hotel vouchers, electronics and other constellation prizes including hams & turkeys. The grand prize that the public will be playing for that evening in a full card is the Santa’s Bag, which is $1,000 dollars cash”.

The venue opens at 6:00pm with the special Christmas entertainment by Ebony Steel Orchestra at 7pm. The public can obtain their bingo cards, food and drinks between 6pm and 8pm and the first bingo game will be called at 8pm sharp by Past District Governor Lion Wally Havertong PMJF.

Drinks and food will be on sale all night from various booth holders in the Festival Village and the general public is urged to purchase there tickets as soon as possible at Big D’s Photo Studio, Van Dorp, at the Lions Den in Suckergarden, from any Lions Club member or at the Festival Village gate where there will be a limited supply of tickets for the $10 or NAF 20

All proceeds raised from the Lion Wally Havertong Christmas Bingo Spectacular will be used by the St. Maarten Lions Club for various worthwhile community projects on St. Maarten