By Michelle Graff
Providence, R.I.--The Cultured Pearl Association of America is in the midst of its second annual fundraising event, offering the chance to enter to win a trip to Tahiti to see the inner workings of a pearl farm.

Raffle tickets for the South Seas Adventure are being sold online now for $10 each. There are only 5,000 total tickets available. The winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip for two to the French Polynesian island of Tahiti, home of the Tahitian black pearl.

The winning ticket will be drawn on Dec. 1. Each person that buys a ticket also will receive a souvenir ticket for framing.

Proceeds from ticket sales will directly benefit the CPAA’s initiatives promoting awareness and education of cultured pearls.

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact CPAA’s Bo Perry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 401-432-9990.

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