FOCUS - APRIL 2018 41 A major prize of a visit to a beauti- ful Costa Rica Villa is up for grabs for qualifying participants in this year’s Dragon Boat Race, announced Rachel Agnoluzzi, CEO of the Port Perry Hospital Foundation. “This is big. This is new,” she said, enthusiastically. Every participant in theJune16eventwhoraisesmorethan $200 in sponsorships, will have their name thrown into a hat and one lucky winner will be chosen at random to pack up their sunscreen and bathing suit, and head south for a wonderful holiday. This amazing prize has been generously donated by Rising Point Systems. Options of villas can be seen at and www. (Airfare and meals are not included). Proceeds from the 2018 Dragon Boat Race will be divided amongst two good causes, both dear to the hearts of local residents. Eighty per- cent will go to the Port Perry Hospital Foundation. Twenty percent will go to the Scugog Lake Stewards. Rachel, who has been involved in dragon boat racing for some 15 years, asked, “Who’s better to get involved than local people, who love their hospital and their lake?” Local residents are encouraged to form teams and get some friendly competition going on. For example, Rachel said that a team from one bank could issue a challenge to a team from another bank. There are various awards, prizes, and gift cards to be won, for best costumes, top fundrais- ers, etc. The top fundraising team will have their team named to the Port Perry Dragon Boat Paddle for PORT PERRY Dragon Boat Festival Saturday June 16 WIN A TRIP TO ! WIN A TRIP TO ...................... Please turn to page 42