Winner named in rifle drawing

July 17, 2013

PILOT MOUNTAIN — VFW Post 9436 of Pilot Mountain sold tickets on a Remington 270 rifle with a Remington 3x9x40 scope. The drawing was held on July 4 at 8 p.m. at the VFW Post.

Sheriff Graham Atkinson drew Shane Hall’s ticket out as the winner of the rifle. VFW Commander Harlan Hawks, Quartermaster Jim Nichols and Sr. Vice Commander Don Isaacs met with Hall at Red Oak Outfitters, 108 Lola Lane, on July 6 and presented him with his rifle.

The VFW expressed thanks to everyone who purchased a ticket(s) and especially Jeff Hamilton and staff of Red Oak Outfitters for their assistance, and Atkinson.

The proceeds will go to assist local veterans which in turn supports the community. The VFW would like to invite any veteran who is VFW eligible to come to its meetings every second Thursday of each month at the VFW Post at 142 Veterans Drive, Pilot Mountain.