Lameque "Chase the Ace" jackpot expected to reach $1 Million mark

A church fundraiser jackpot in Lameque is expected to hit the million dollar mark next week.

Half the proceeds from the Chase the Ace game go to the parish of Lameque and Miscou Islands to help with church upkeep.

On Wednesday, March 22nd, Neguac`s Gilles Allain drew the fiveof hearts, netting him a consolation prize of $85,000.

Father Patrick McGraw says funds raised will also help with a planned community kitchen as well as other local initiatives.

The next draw is Tuesday, March 28th.

(with files from CKLE)