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Open house Sunday for NIC raffle home

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The North Idaho College Foundation is holding its 11th annual Really BIG Raffle with open houses held on the next three Sundays, May 9, 16 and 23, from noon to 4 p.m. This year’s house is located in Coeur d’Alene Place at 2669 Bolivar Ave. in Coeur d’Alene. The event is sponsored by Stock Building Supply and proceeds benefit educational needs at North Idaho College.

Tickets are $100 each and only 4,000 will be sold by calling (208) 769-3271. Nearly 1,000 tickets have already been sold for the chance to win the grand prize house, built by the students in the NIC carpentry program.

The house is being built in a planned neighborhood featuring wide sidewalks, paved trails, tree-lined streets and parks. The house is in the final stages of construction and includes more than 2,200 feet of space with three bedrooms, two and a half baths, and a utility room on the main floor. A large bonus room over the three-car garage provides additional living space.

Other prizes include a $20,000 car or boat, a $3,500 travel package and a $2,000 shopping spree. First-, second- and third-place winners can apply the cash value to the prize of their choice.

The home may also be view at The drawing will be held July 7 at Fort Sherman Park on NIC’s main campus.

Farm Chicks Antique Show

The Farm Chicks Antique Show will be held May 22 and 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Fairfield, 22 miles south of Spokane on Highway 27. Featured will be antiques and collectibles, live music and food. Admission is $5. For more information, call (509) 467-2154, ext. 2 or check the Internet at

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