FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The draw date for the Rotary Mega Lottery’s $5,000 early bird draw has been set for Thursday, December 16th.

Karen Rouble won the first $5,000 on November 13th.

Since 2002, the Rotary Mega Lottery has raised $5 million and distributed it to dozens of local organizations from Fort St. John to Dawson Creek.

The Rotary Club of Fort St. John delivered nearly $64,000 from the 2020 Mega Lottery to 22 Peace region charities and community clubs in August.

This year’s event has more than $50,000 in cash prizes to be won, including a $25,000 grand prize; a $10,000 second prize; a $5,000 third prize, as well as a 50/50 draw.

Regular tickets are $25 each, and 50/50 tickets are $10 each.

For a full list of Lottery rules and prizes, and to purchase tickets, visit the Mega Lottery website.