CROWN POINT | The Northwest Indiana House Raffle kicks off its ticket sales with a discount celebration from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Southlake YMCA, 1450 S. Court St., Crown Point.
Tickets will also be sold at the Hammond YMCA, 7322 Southeastern Ave., and the Griffith YMCA, 201 N. Griffith Blvd.
To kick things off, tickets will be offered at a $25 discount, meaning they'll go for $125 instead of the $150 that will be charged after today.
Tickets also will be available by phone by calling the NWI House Raffle Hotline, (219) 663-5810 or toll free at (888) 663-5810.
Participants may also buy by mail, but the envelope must be postmarked by Saturday to qualify for the discount.
During the past three years, the House Raffle has sold 2,000 tickets in its kickoff promotion.
General ticket sales begin Monday. Tickets will be sold until Aug. 6. The drawing is at 10 a.m. Aug. 9 at the Marian Education Center at Franciscan St. Anthony Health in Crown Point.