Lake Vermilion Trail Fundraising Raffle

The Lake Vermilion Trail Work Group is holding a raffle this summer to raise funds for trail development. The raffle was kicked off during Cook’s Timber Days.  The Trail’s Work Group members will also be selling tickets during Tower’s Fourth of July festivities, Ely’s Blueberry Arts Festival, and other local events.

The grand prize is an adult Marin Larkspur bicycle donated by Marin, White Eagle Resort, and Mesabi Recreation. Other major prizes are a baby jogger donated by Broten Construction and two $50 gift cards donated by Target.  The numerous other prizes are listed below and will be updated on the trail’s website and Facebook page.

Raffle tickets are only $5.00 and will be available at local businesses and organizations from Tower to Cook to Ely. The businesses selling tickets are listed below.  The drawing will be held on Friday, September 6, 6:30 PM at Northwoods Friends of the Arts in Cook. ReGen Northland is sponsoring the raffle.

List of Prizes

  • Marin Larkspur bicycle donated by Marin, White Eagle Resort, and Mesabi Recreation
  • Baby Jogger donated by Broten Construction
  • Two $50 Target Gift Cards
  • Sue Martin print donated by Northwoods Friends of the Arts
  • Framed watercolor donated by Sue Wolfe
  • Sulus Café $25 gift certificate
  • Comet Theatre $25 gift
  • Breakfast for two at Life O’Rileys
  • One night stay at Hoodoo Point Campground, City of Tower
  • Natural Harvest gift basket

Tickets will be available at:

  • Broten Construction
  • Comet Theater
  • Cook’s Country Connection
  • Country Store, Cook
  • Dream Weaver, Cook
  • Ely Bike & Kicksled, Ely
  • JD Mills, Ely
  • Life Of Riley Resort
  • Mesabi Recreation, Virginia
  • Montana Café, Cook
  • Moosebirds
  • North Star Credit Union
  • Northwoods Friends of the Arts (in July)
  • Pehrson’s Lodge
  • Pike Bay Lodge, Tower
  • Sulus, Tower
  • Tower City Hall
  • Whispering Winds
  • White Eagle Resort

More information about the Lake Vermilion Trail can be found on their website ( and Facebook page.

Poster Draft 4.26.19