Champion Chevrolet behind on house with Spirit Gala Raffle grand prize

Raffle tickets are $50 and usually 4,000 tickets can be sold. This year there are 3 code new vehicles from Champion for a leader to select from — a two-wheel gathering 2017 Chevrolet Silverado Double Cab, a 2018 Cadillac ATS and a four-wheel expostulate 2018 Chevrolet Traverse.

Smaller income prizes of $2,500, $1,500 and $1,000, for a raffle’s first, second and third runners-up will also be awarded. And best of all, all of a raffle’s deduction will go to Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Last year’s raffle lifted some-more than $98,000 for a sanatorium and a grand esteem leader pronounced she roughly missed her possibility to get in.

A pre-visit coordination deputy for Mountain States Health Alliance, Terry McLemore pronounced she put off shopping her raffle sheet until usually a few days before a celebration and did it reduction for a possibility of winning a new automobile than a possibility to give a children’s sanatorium her support.


On a night of a gala, she hadn’t given a raffle a second suspicion and was home examination TV on a cot with her father when someone called to give her a good news.

“I usually bought one sheet and didn’t consider we even stood a possibility of winning a car. we usually knew shopping that sheet was donating to a good cause,” she removed on a day when she went to Champion to collect adult her family’s new Chevy Equinox.

It was a 10th year Champion had donated a gala’s grand esteem and brought a dealership’s sum raffle giveaway for a children’s sanatorium to 6 new cars and $100,000 in cash. Champion co-owner Andy Dietrich pronounced a dealership is unapproachable to be sponsoring a a raffle again this year.

“Our village is really advantageous to have a children’s sanatorium that can yield a kids locally where families don’t have to transport or be distant from one another for treatment. Helping lift income for such a good means is one of a ways we give back,” he said.

For others who wish to help, raffle tickets might purchased online during a Mountain States Foundation website during or during Champion Chevrolet during 3606 Bristol Highway, Johnson City.

Gala tickets are also on sale and accessible during a foundation’s website or by job a substructure bureau during 423-302-3131.

In further to a raffle drawing, it’s an dusk of good food, libations, live song and dancing, live and wordless auctions and approval of a foundation’s 2018 Spirit Award leader Don Raines — all set to a “roaring ’20s, Club Moxie” theme.

The epicurean cooking will be catered by Rivercreek Catering Company. Good Shot Judy, famous as “Williamsburg, Virignia’s, excellent jazz band,” will yield a music. And nominal cheuffer parking will be accessible commencement during 5:30 p.m during The Venue during a King Center, 300 E. Main St. in downtown Johnson City.

Prizes also will be awarded for a best 1920s attire. All a celebration deduction will go to another good means — restoration of Johnson City Medical Center’s complete caring section recovering garden, a retreat for ICU visitors, caregivers and family members to lift their thoughts together and replenish their strength during some of life’s many formidable moments.

For tickets or some-more information about a raffle or gala, revisit or call a Mountain States Foundation during 423-302-3131.

If there is a need or a plan in your area a Good Neighbor mainstay can support with, hit Sue Guinn Legg during 423-722-0538 or P.O. Box 1717, Johnson City, TN 37605. Email Sue Guinn Legg during Follow her on Twitter @sueleggjcpress. Like her on Facebook during

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