The Bellevue Hospital Foundation kicked off the winter “Is Your Heart Set on a Vette?” Corvette Raffle on Sept. 1, 2023. The raffle, held in cooperation with Steinle Chevrolet-Buick in Clyde, features a grand prize of $100,000 cash OR a new Chevrolet Stingray Corvette plus $40,000. The grand prize drawing will be held on Feb. 14, 2024 at the Clyde Steinle location on U.S. 20 West.
Seven years ago, the hospital honored the year they opened their doors and sold 1,917 tickets. This year the hospital is honoring the present day and will sell 2,024 tickets at $100 each.
The first Early Bird drawing of the winter 2024 Corvette Raffle was held on Tuesday, Nov. 14, and Manny Mendoza of Fremont, Ohio was the winner of $1,000 with ticket number 343.
Mendoza is the second winner that has been announced so far in the raffle. A "Loyalty Club" drawing was held on Monday, Oct. 2, and Brad Feuston of Shipshewana, Indiana was the Loyalty Club winner of $1,917. The Loyalty Club drawing was for previous ticket holders who purchased a ticket for the current raffle during the month of September. Video of the drawing may be seen below.
Two other Early Bird drawings are set for Dec. 14 ($750), and Jan. 15 ($500). The first ticket drawn in the raffle on Feb. 14, 2024 will be for the Grand Prize. Four other cash drawings include $2,024 for second place, $1,917 for third place, $1,500 for fourth place, and $1,000 for fifth place.
As of November 14, less than 250 tickets remain of the 2,024 tickets to be sold for the raffle.
For additional information on the raffle or to purchase a ticket, dial 800.850.5528 or visit www.vetteraffle.com.