Some lucky local residents - and athletic and academic programs at Northridge Local Schools - will be the beneficiaries of a Big 5 Raffle being held on Labor Day.

Some lucky local residents - and athletic and academic programs at Northridge Local Schools - will be the beneficiaries of a Big 5 Raffle being held on Labor Day.

The Northridge Academic Boosters, in association with the Northridge Athletic Boosters, will hold a Big "5" Raffle at Northridge High School on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5.

The drawing will begin at noon, with a winning ticket to be drawn every 10 minutes until all five prizes have been awarded. The grand prize will be awarded at 12:50 p.m.

Tickets for the drawing, at $100 each, are commensurate with the value of the prizes, with a 2011 Ford Focus (valued at $18,500) as the top prize. It is provided by Coughlin Ford of Johnstown.

Second prize is a 2011 John Deere Gator, HPX 4x4, a $10,500 value, provided by Shearer Equipment of Mt. Vernon. Third prize is a 2011 Gravely Pro-Turn XDZ Zero Turn Mower, valued at $7,000 and provided by Fackler Country Gardens of Granville, and fourth is a 2011 Specialized Secteur Elite Compact Road Bike, a $1,249.99 value, provided by Bike Source of Westerville. Fifth prize is an Apple iPad 64 GB, an $800 value, from Best Buy of Heath/Newark.

Tickets will only be sold to those age 18 or older.

Winners need not be present. Winners will be contacted by the booster organizations, and list of winners will be posted on the website, www.big5raffle.com.

Tickets are available at:

Coughlin Ford, 670 W. Coshocton St. in Johnstown;

Fackler Country Gardens, 2326 Newark-Granville Road in Granville.

Shearer Equipment, 496 Hardcourt Road in Mt. Vernon.

Zelkowitz, Barry & Cullers Ltd., 121 E. High St. in Mt. Vernon.

The Village Spa, 12 W. Main St. in Alexandria.

Bike Source, 591 S. State St. in Westerville.