FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Rotary Club of Fort St. John’s Mega Lottery is happening right now, with the Early Bird Draw for $5000 happening this week on Thursday, December 17th.

According to Becky Belle of the Rotary Club, tickets can be purchased up until 6 pm on Wednesday, December 16th, to be qualified for the Early Bird draw on Thursday.

The Mega Lottery is the largest community lottery, and 100 percent of the funds stay within the community and help to support non-profits in Fort St. John, Dawson Creek, and Chetwynd.

Tickets can be purchased in person at Totem Mall, and Dawson Creek Mall and a full list of participating clubs can be found on the Mega Lottery website.

The Early Bird Draw will be live-streamed on the Rotary Club’s Facebook page.

The Grand Prize draw will take place in January 2021 and will be for $25,000, the second prize is $10,000 and the third prize is $5,000.

Since 2003, the Rotary Mega Lottery has raised and distributed over $5 million to local clubs in Fort St. John and Dawson Creek.