Third Early Bird Winner Announced in Vette Raffle

The third “Early Bird” drawing was held for The Bellevue Hospital Foundation’s 2021 “Is Your Heart Set on a Vette” Corvette Raffle on January 14. The winner of $500 was Ben & Ricki Heishman from Fremont, OH. Video of the drawing may be seen below. Early Bird winning tickets are returned to the drum after each drawing. 

Ben & Ricki are the fourth winners in the current raffle. Larry Hannan from Fort Pierce, FL 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. James Mize from Cadiz, KY was our first Early Bird winner of $1,000 on Nov. 16. Robert Linder from Powder Springs, GA was our second Early Bird winner of $750 on Dec. 14. 

The 11th 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 February 12, 2021.

All 2,021 tickets for the raffle, which were priced at $100 each, sold out on October 26, 2020. 

The first ticket drawn in the raffle on February 12, 2021 will be for the Grand Prize. Four other cash drawings include $2,021 for second place, $1,917 for third place, $1,500 for fourth place and $1,000 for fifth place.

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