The second "Early Bird" drawing was held for The Bellevue Hospital Foundation's 2022 "Is Your Heart Set on a Vette?" Corvette Raffle on Dec. 14. The winner of $750 was Michael Bechtol from LaFontaine, Indiana. Video of the drawing may be seen below. Early Bird winning tickets are returned to the drum after each drawing.
Michael Bechtol is the third winner in the current raffle. Kenneth Lykken from Peoria, Arizona was the winner of the first Early Bird drawing that was held on Nov. 15 for $1,000. James Demkowski from Jonesville, Michigan won the “Loyalty Club” drawing of $1,917 on Oct. 1. His name was drawn from all previous ticket holders who purchased a ticket during the month of September.
One more “Early Bird” drawing is slated for Jan. 14 for $500.
The 12th annual “Is Your Heart Set on a Vette?” Corvette Raffle is being sponsored by The Bellevue Hospital Foundation, in cooperation with Steinle Chevrolet-Buick in Clyde. Grand prize in the raffle is $100,000 in cash or a new Corvette Stingray plus $40,000 in cash. The grand prize drawing will be held on Feb. 14, 2022. The first ticket drawn in the raffle on Feb. 14 will be for the Grand Prize. Four other cash drawings include $2,020 for second place, $1,917 for third place, $1,500 for fourth place and $1,000 for fifth place.
All of the 2,022 tickets that were available for the raffle are sold out. For additional information on the raffle or for a complete set of rules, contact The Bellevue Hospital Foundation at 419.483.4040, Ext. 4319, or visit www.VetteRaffle.com.