League of Women Voters of Ridgefield having art raffle

Ridgefield Artist Tina Cobelle-Sturges is pictured with the painting she donated for the League of Women Voters of Ridgefield Art Raffle. The non-partisan organization is going to hold the fundraiser during a virtual event January 12, at 11 a.m. in conjunction with Ridgefield Suffragist Alice Paul's birthday.

Ridgefield Artist Tina Cobelle-Sturges is pictured with the painting she donated for the League of Women Voters of Ridgefield Art Raffle. The non-partisan organization is going to hold the fundraiser during a virtual event January 12, at 11 a.m. in conjunction with Ridgefield Suffragist Alice Paul’s birthday.

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The League of Women Voters of Ridgefield is having an art raffle fundraiser. Ridgefield artist’s Tina Cobelle-Sturges’s 36-inch by 36-inch oil on canvas oceanscape “Morning Solitude” is the prize, which the league will draw the winning ticket for during a virtual event Jan. 12 at 11 a.m. in conjunction with Ridgefield Suffragist Alice Paul’s birthday, and Ridgefield Suffragist Alice Paul’s birthday, and Alice Paul Day.”

The Keeler Tavern Museum and History Center is hosting the event.

The kickoff event for the raffle was held in March right before the coronavirus pandemic. The raffle is what the league is doing to be able to promote its yearly fundraiser this year, sell tickets for it, and give Sturges’s painting a home with the league’s events virtual through at least June 2021.

To purchase $5 art raffle tickets visit rlwv.org or text Amanda Cordano at 203-313-9930.

To “attend” the raffle drawing and hear about Alice Paul and First Selectman Rudy Marconi’s State of the Town talk, email inforlwv@gmail.com to get the Zoom invitation.

The raffle is usually a guest bartender event at Gallo’s Ristorante in Ridgefield in May. The league has done the event with a Ridgefield Guild of Artists member who makes a painting for the league to raffle off at the guest bartender event.