Queen of Hearts

Queen of hearts raffle approved for Glenwood Academy, 5th Quarter

Homewood officials approved a license for a Queen of Hearts raffle beginning this month to benefit Glenwood Academy.

The village board approved the license at its Nov. 13 meeting. It includes an extension of Homewood’s usual 90-day maximum to a one-year term. It also raises the maximum prize value from $5,000 to $2 million.

Queen of Hearts raffles have become a popular fundraiser in the Chicago area. 

Prize continues to grow in area’s first Queen of Hearts raffle

You may find your “pot of gold” in the first H-F community Queen of Hearts game. The prize is up to $10,100 and growing.
 
Queen of Hearts raffles have taken off in other communities, and this first one here is picking up interest, said Terry Keigher, a member of the H-F Fine and Performing Arts Council, one of three organizations that will benefit from the game.
 

Homewood considers authorizing Queen of Hearts raffle for Glenwood Academy

A raffle that could potentially result in a seven-figure prize may be coming to Homewood.
 
The Homewood village board is considering the village’s first Queen of Hearts raffle after a license request was made by Glenwood Academy. The raffle would be held at 5th Quarter and Pressroom Eatery at 18105 Dixie Highway. 
 
The board discussed the raffle with officials from the school at its Oct. 23 meeting.
 

God Save the Queen’s Raffle: Flossmoor considers regulating royally popular fundraisers

In response to the overwhelming popularity of Queen of Hearts raffles, the Flossmoor village board is considering adjusting the scope of these types of fundraisers that would take place in town.
 

Queen of Hearts raffle invades the H-F community

The excitement of Queen of Hearts raffles that has spread through the Chicago area is now available in the Homewood-Flossmoor community. Will the winner be decided at the first drawing on Wednesday, Sept. 12? Organizers hope to keep the raffle going for the 120 days allowed by the license, but it is a game of chance so anyone could win at any time, said Terry Keigher, who is heading up the raffle committee.

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