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					                           COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY
                                Office of the County Executive
                                  101 Courthouse ∙ 436 Grant Street
                                        Pittsburgh, PA 15219
 Dan Onorato                   Phone (412) 350-6500 ∙ Fax (412) 350-6512
County Executive                       www.alleghenycounty.us




     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                   CONTACT: Special Events Office
     November 19, 2009                                                 412-350-2528


         Onorato Announces Annual Holiday Raffle to Benefit Kane Foundation
                      Ticket sales begin on Fri., Nov. 20, and only 1000 are available


     PITTSBURGH — Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato today announced the Fourth
     Annual Holiday Raffle to benefit the John J. Kane Foundation, which supports programs for
     residents at Allegheny County’s four Kane Regional Centers. One winner will receive thousands
     of dollars worth of prizes, including a high-definition television, autographed sports
     memorabilia, bread for a year, and gift certificates.

     “The annual Kane Holiday Raffle is a great way to contribute to a worthwhile cause,” said
     Onorato. “The winner will enjoy some amazing prizes that represent the best of Allegheny
     County. Tickets are limited and will go fast. So get them while you can, and help to support
     programs and services for residents at the Kane Regional Centers.”

     This year’s prizes are:

            Sony 46” Bravia LCD HDTV
            Sony Nav-U GPS system
            Sony portable DVD player
            Sony Cyber Shot digital camera
            Sony Ericsson mobile phone
            $500 Giant Eagle gift card
            $500 Best Buy gift card
            $250 Dick’s Sporting Goods gift card
            $250 Mt. Lebanon Office Furniture gift certificate
            $100 Larrimor’s gift certificate
            $25 Rite Aid gift card
            $25 Alexander’s Bistro gift certificate
            $25 Jimmy Tsang’s gift certificate
            $25 Batteries Plus gift certificate


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                                 Home of America’s Most Livable City
Onorato Announces Annual Holiday Raffle to Benefit Kane Foundation
November 19, 2009
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       One free loaf of bread per week for one year from Panera Bread
       Sunday brunch for two at the Grand Concourse
       VisitPittsburgh package including dinner & overnight stay
       Dinner for two at Oakmont Country Club & gift certificate to the Pro Shop
       Overnight stay at Wingate Inn in Ellicottville, N.Y.
       Overnight stay at Hampton Inn in Buffalo, N.Y., and two Buffalo Sabres tickets
       Autographed Sidney Crosby shirt
       Autographed Hines Ward & LaVar Arrington football
       Autographed LaVar Arrington football
       Autographed Nate McLouth All-Star baseball bat
       Autographed DeJuan Blair basketball
       Two Pittsburgh Penguins Igloo Club tickets
       Two golf passes for four, including carts, for North or South Park Golf Courses
       Ice skating passes for North Park
       Two 2010 Sandcastle one-day Whitewater passes
       Copy of “Everyone’s Favorite Recipe from the Heart” Kane cookbook
       Lottery scratch off tickets
       One roll of wrapping paper


“I would like to thank local businesses and athletes for their kind donations,” said Kane Regional
Center Director Dennis Biondo. “I encourage everyone to buy a raffle ticket to help us continue
the special programs and activities we provide for Kane Center residents.”

Raffle tickets are $20 each or two for $30. The winner will be determined by the Pennsylvania
Lottery’s Daily Number evening drawing on Dec. 21. In the event that the winning ticket is not
sold or claimed, remaining tickets will be drawn for individual prizes.

Only 1000 tickets are available, and they can be purchased beginning on Fri., Nov. 20, at the
following locations:

       County Executive’s Office, 101 County Courthouse, 436 Grant Street, Pittsburgh;
       Special Events Office, 515-B County Office Building, 542 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh;
       Kane Regional Center-Glen Hazel, 955 Rivermont Drive, Pittsburgh;
       Kane Regional Center-McKeesport, 100 Ninth Street, McKeesport;
       Kane Regional Center-Ross, 110 McIntyre Road, Ross Twp.; and
       Kane Regional Center-Scott, 300 Kane Boulevard, Scott Twp.

Additionally, tickets will be sold every Friday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the lobby of the
County Office Building at 542 Forbes Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh.

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