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Celtics to Raffle Authentic Championship Ring

The Boston Celtics [1] will raffle off an authentic 2008 NBA Championship Ring to raise money for the Shamrock Foundation. Raffle tickets will be available between today and February 3, 2009. Each ticket costs $2.00 and there is a five-ticket minimum.

The winner will be presented with the ring on February 5 at the TD BankNorth Garden [2], where they will be given four loge tickets for that night’€™s game. The winner will also receive a cash prize to cover the tax expenses from the ring.

In addition to being engraved with the winner’€™s name, the 14-karat white gold championship ring features a total of 83 diamonds and emeralds (3.30 carats combined).

Information on purchasing tickets is available online at www.celtics.com [3].