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Richmond County Economic Development announces inaugural 'Raffle at the Rock'

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ROCKINGHAM — While COVID-19 has put a temporary pause to Richmond County’s popular annual Hoptoberfest event, the county has announced the first ever “Raffle at the Rock,” which will take place online, via Facebook Live and the Richmond County Economic Development website, on Friday, Nov. 6.

Among the 24 prizes for the unique auction are a John Deere Gator, John Deere riding lawnmower, a Polaris 4-wheeler, Phoenix gas grill, multiple outdoor experiences, as well as multiple chances to win either $500 or $1,000 in cash. A full list of prizes can be found on the Economic Development page of the Richmond County website.

There will only be 1,000 tickets sold at a cost of $100 each, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Richmond County Economic Development Corporation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that has the sole responsibility of fostering economic growth in Richmond County. REDC has successfully completed five shell buildings, built and maintains multiple industrial parks, and obtains grant funding for local industries and infrastructure improvements throughout Richmond County.

Tickets can be purchased at the following locations:

  • Richmond County Economic Development Office: 1401 Fayetteville Rd., Rockingham NC
  • Sport Cycles: 749 US-74 Business, Rockingham NC
  • Southeastern Farm Equipment: 16220 Joy St., Laurinburg, NC
  • Johnny O's Awards: 740 N Sandhills Blvd., Aberdeen, NC
  • Village Gun & Pawn: 1207 E. Caswell St., Wadesboro, NC
  • DeWitt's Sporting Clays: 443 Jimmy Carriker Rd, Ellerbe, NC

Tickets can also be purchased online at: (link is case-sensitive.)

“We’re thrilled to be hosting the first-ever ‘Raffle at the Rock,’” said Martie Butler, economic developer for Richmond County. “The support that we have received from local Richmond County businesses through sponsorship and prize contribution speaks volumes about our community.”

Event sponsors for the “Raffle at the Rock” include DeWitt’s Outdoor Sports, LLC; Wildlife Processors, LLC; Andy’s Taxidermy; Big Rock Sports; Quality Oil and Gas Co.; Village Pawn & Gun Shop; Sport Cycles; Southeast Farm Equipment Company; and Wicked Cats Guide Service.

For those interested in additional sponsorship, corporate packages are available at a wide variety of levels. Corporate sponsorships at all levels include raffle tickets and a marketing package to include logo usage on social media, the event website and on the event banner. Those interested in event sponsorship are encouraged to contact Martie Butler at 910-997-8190 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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