The Ellicottville-Great Valley (EVGV) Trail will host its third annual Ham and Turkey Raffle Party at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 9 at the Ellicottville American Legion, 6500 Maples Road in Ellicottville.

Proceeds from the raffle will go to the EVGV Trail, with a portion of the proceeds donated to the Nannen Arboretum. Admission tickets are $20 and admits one person and a guest into the event. More information coming soon.

To purchase tickets, contact MDA Engineers, 3 Bristol Lane in Ellicottville or by phone at 699-4650. Only 400 tickets available.

The Ellicottville – Great Valley Trail (EVGV Trail) is a proposed 15-mile network of multi-use trails that will expand the active transportation and recreation options for area residents and visitors. The first section of the trail is scheduled to break ground this spring at the Town Center on Fillmore Avenue in Ellicottville, with a trailhead constructed adjacent to the Nannen Arboretum.

Donations to help launch the trail can also be placed on the EVGV Trail website at