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VAN WERT - Fraternal Order of Police, Van Wert, Ohio Lodge 62 is sponsoring its 2013 gun raffle.

Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. See any Van Wert F.O.P. Lodge 62 member for tickets, or contact one following Lodge 62 members:

Calvin Mengerink at (419) 238-9421 or (419) 203-1155

Keith Allen at (419) 238-3866 (Van Wert Sheriff's Office)

Brian Ellerbrock at (419) 238-3866 (Van Wert Sheriff's Office)

Requests can also be mailed to: Fraternal Order of Police, Van Wert, Ohio Lodge 62, P.O. Box 401, Van Wert, OH 45891.

The drawing will be held at the annual banquet to be held on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at the Van Wert Elks Lodge, 1197 Elk Dr., Van Wert.

You need not be present to win. All winners are responsible for meeting state and federal gun regulations/laws.

Prizes include: first prize: Henry Golden Boy .22 cal rifle, second prize: Smith and Wesson Bodyguard .380 w/laser sight and third prize: Ruger LC9 9mm pistol.