Third Early Bird Winner Announced in Vette Raffle

The third “Early Bird” drawing was held for The Bellevue Hospital Foundation’s 2019 “Is Your Heart Set on a Vette” Corvette Raffle on Jan. 14. The winner of $500 was Roger Franklin from Sandusky, Ohio. Video of the drawing may be seen below. Early Bird winning tickets are returned to the drum after each drawing.

Roger Franklin is the fourth winner in the current raffle. Robert Mehrman from Tiffin, Ohio was the second early bird winner in the raffle and won $750 on Dec. 14. Jason Scheuring from Wernersville, Pennsylvania was the first early bird winner in the raffle and won $1,000 on Nov. 14. Donald Wilson from Kansas City, Missouri won the “Loyalty Club” drawing of $1,917 on Oct. 2. His name was drawn from all previous ticket holders who purchased a ticket during the month of September.

The ninth 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 pause $40,000 in cash. The grand prize drawing will be held on February 14, 2019.

All 2,019 tickets available for the raffle are SOLD. If you are interested in joining the mailing list for the 2020 raffle, visit

The first ticket drawn in the raffle on February 14, 2019 will be for the Grand Prize. Four other cash drawings include $2,019 for second place, $1,917 for third place, $1,500 for fourth place and $1,000 for fifth place. Winners need not be present to win. 

For additional information on the raffle or for a complete set of rules, contact The Bellevue Hospital Marketing Department at 419.483.4040, Ext. 4899, or visit