Art Raffle

LEPOCO 2020 Art Raffle

Benefits Lehigh-Pocono Committee of Concern (LEPOCO).

Live drawing via ZOOM, Saturday, October 10, 2020.  Time: 4:30 PM. 
We will email the zoom link and details prior to the drawing to those who request it. 
If you do not currently receive emails from us, please call us with your email address.  610-691-8730

SUGGESTED DONATION: $1 per ticket or $5 for 6 tickets.

Separate drawings for each prize!

◊◊ Prizes ◊◊

Winner: Joan Moran of Allentown!

Turned Wooden Bowl by Lee Buck:
Lee Buck is a long-time LEPOCO member. His beautiful hand-turned wooden bowls have graced the Art Raffle for several years. He is a woodworker and a gardener.

Winner: Erica Nastasi of Albany, NY!

Hand-Crocheted Afghan by Michelle Sheehan:
Following the tradition started by her mother, Anna Reczek, Anna’s youngest daughter, Michelle Sheehan, is crocheting a colorful afghan for this year’s Art Raffle. This year, Michelle’s sister, Anna’s oldest daughter, Sue Verbalis, has provided a bright yarn called “Primary”, which self stripes a bright rainbow of colors on a black background. Anna is doing well and is still crocheting smaller items.

Winner: Mary O’Donnell-Miller of Bath, PA!

Quilt by Ellen Buck & Romaine Laury:
This quilt is called a “Mystery Quilt”, as the pattern is not pre-designed. The top of the quilt was designed and beautifully assembled by Romaine Laury. The predominant fabric is blueberry, and the accent fabrics are yellow, green, blue, and purple. The backing is a blue flannel. Ellen Buck has frequently donated quilts she has made (often with the assistance of her friends) to the Art Raffle. Ellen is a retired occupational therapist, the current anchor of the monthly Bethlehem Peace Vigil, and a creator of needlecrafts.

Winner: Joseph Marth of Coopersburg!

Large Pasta Bowl with 4 Individual Bowls from Sommerville Pottery:
Monica Sommerville (formerly of Allentown) creates beautiful, functional pottery at her home and studio in New York state. This year’s donation is a large wheel-thrown stoneware pasta bowl and 4 individual bowls glazed in a deep red glaze. Fans of Sommerville Pottery can find her work online at, where you can purchase pieces through the Etsy store.

Winner: Sandy Edmiston of Allentown!

Silk Tie Braided Mat by Ronnie Arena:
This multi-colored hand braided mat is made from silk neck ties. Perfect as a chair pad or under a plant, repurposed ties make beautiful art. Ronnie Arena is a retired school teacher and artisan.

Winner: George Harmanos of Bethlehem!

Godfrey Daniels “Swag”:
Due to COVID-19, Godfrey Daniels is not holding live concerts.  They have changed their donation to a gift package:  a Godfrey Daniels T shirt, and other Godfrey Daniels collectibles.  For over 40 years, Godfrey Daniels has been considered one of the best listening rooms, where people come to appreciate live music, a place where both artist and audience rise to the occasion., 610-867-2390

Winner: Rita and Ted Collier!

Framed Print of Bob Marley:
This skillfully rendered, framed print of Bob Marley was donated by Phil Reiss. It is a print of a charcoal and pencil drawing. Included with this raffle item, are bumper stickers and buttons with quotes by Bob Marley, from the LEPOCO Peace Boutique.

Winners not present at drawing will be notified by phone or mail.
Sponsored by LEPOCO, 313 W. 4th St., Bethlehem, PA 18015. 

No purchase required to participate. A purchase will not increase the odds of winning. The chance for winning depends on how many tickets are sold or are submitted and how many people choose to put their tickets toward a given prize. The chances of winning a given prize could range from 1 in 50 to 1 in 10,000.  One prize per person.