Friday, November 21, 2003

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Dream Home giveaway

FLORENCE - Tickets for the St. Jude Dream Home giveaway are still available.

The "Dream Home" will be open for the public to tour for the last times from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Saturday. Built by Fischer Homes, the house is at 8406 Orleans Blvd. in the Orleans Community.

Tickets to win the home, valued at $300,000, are $100. A maximum of 7,500 tickets will be sold. As of Thursday, fewer than 3,500 tickets had been sold.

The winner may choose a $150,000 cash prize instead of the home.

Patients from St. Jude will draw the names of the winners of the home and 14 other prizes during a live television broadcast from 1:30-3 p.m. Sunday on WCPO-TV (Channel 9).

Other prizes are a $5,000 shopping spree at Contemporary Galleries, a hot tub, or $1,000 shopping sprees from area businesses.

For tickets and information, call (800) 537-1735. Tickets are also on sale at all Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Meijer store locations.

All proceeds go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. Since 1962, the hospital has treated more than 19,000 children for catastrophic childhood diseases, mostly cancer.

Santa House Festival

FORT THOMAS - Start the holiday season early today and Saturday at the Santa House Festival at Ruth Moyer Elementary.

The school's gym, at 219 Highland Ave., will be the location. Games and activities will be available for children while they await Santa's arrival.

A silent auction, crafted gifts and decorations, and food will be available at the festival.

Children may mail letters to Santa at the North Pole Mailbox - and get a reply before Christmas - and there will be the opportunity to get a family photo taken on an open sleigh.

On Friday, milk and cookies will be served, and story time with Santa will be available for children.

There will be two horse-drawn carriage rides through Highland Park on Friday evening.

Hours of the festival are 6-9 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.




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