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Raffle tickets on sale for 5-day trip on a Great Lakes freighter

Posted at 9:38 AM, Nov 24, 2020

If you've ever wanted to take a trip on a Great Lakes freighter, now is your chance!

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The United Way of St. Clair County is selling raffle tickets for the 2021 Great Lakes Freighter Trip Adventure.

With the help of DTE Energy and the Interlake Steamship Company, the United Way will draw two winning tickets.

Each winner will get a 5-day voyage on the Great Lakes on an Interlake Steamship Company ship. The dates will be determined after the drawing, and the length of the trip will be from four to six days.

Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased online, or by cash, check or money order at the office or by mail. 3,500 tickets are available.

Information on the trip can be found at, with ways to purchase tickets.