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50/50 Restaurant Gala Raffle Winners Announced

April 4, 2008


Lucky ticket-holders shared in the more than $17,000 in prizes in this year's The Press of Atlantic City Restaurant Gala 50/50 Raffle. The winning tickets were drawn at the 25th Anniversary Restaurant Gala held April 3, at the Atlantic City Convention Center. The winners include:

First Prize, $10,380, Jane Osborne and Harry Peek of Wildwood

Second Prize, $5,190, Charles Pessagno of Cape May

Third Prize, $1,730, John Celestino of Linwood

Winning amounts were based on the number of tickets sold. More than 340 raffle tickets were sold at $100 each, raising approximately $17,300 for scholarships. Presented by TD Commerce Bank, this year's dinner extravaganza attracted about 900 attendees and raised $195,000 for culinary and college scholarships at the Academy of Culinary Arts and Atlantic Cape Community College.