Castle Band Boosters, Inc., the parent organization supporting Castle High School’s successful band program, announced today that their Half Pot Raffle now has a total pot of more than $2,000.

The grand prize drawing will occur on Oct. 10, 2020, and there is time for the pot to grow even larger. Tickets may be purchased at the following locations and times:

Monday through Friday from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Archie & Clyde’s (8309 Bell Oaks Dr.);

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at The Landing; (1 East Water Street);

Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. along the Newburgh River Walk near the Lock and Damn Building.

The grand prize winner does not need to be present to win. The winning ticket number will be posted at https://castlebands.org/raffle/. Rules and regulations are also available at this website.

Profits from the Castle Band Half Pot will go to support the Castle Marching Knights and other Castle High School band programs.

The Castle Marching Knights are twenty-eight-time Indiana State ISSSMA Marching Band Finalists and three-time Bands of America Grand National Championship Finalists. One of the jazz bands were 2017 Indiana Jazz Honor Band Champion. The Castle Band has been making the most out of the challenges brought by the pandemic. The Band Boosters implemented safety protocols to allow marching band season to safely continue, and the Castle Marching Knights performed in exhibition on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 at Evansville Central High School and will perform another exhibition on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Evansville North Central High School. The Band provided a free concert to the community on Sept. 11, 2020 at Friedman Park. The Boosters are organizing a Community Day on Oct. 10, 2020, the same day as the Half Pot Raffle drawing, where they will perform their show for the community.

The Castle Band Boosters, Inc. are a parent led, nonprofit organization that supports the Castle High School Band Program. Parents support band activities through fundraising and volunteering to help the band prepare for performances. For more information, visit https://castlebands.org.

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