We got a message from the good folks at Saint Bernard Catholic Church in Rockport, Indiana this morning telling us that their 28th Annual Classic Car Raffle is almost sold out! Just 200 tickets are remaining so if you want to be in the mix to win a 1961 Corvette and help the students of the Saint Bernard School, now is the time to get your tickets before the winner is drawn at next month’s Summer Social.
St. Bernard has already sold nearly all the 12,000 tickets for the annual fundraiser. Tickets are priced at $30 each or four for $100. In addition to the 1961 Corvette, two cash prizes of $500 and $250 will also be offered. Click here to order your tickets today!
The 1961 Corvette offered in the raffle features a dual-quad 283 V8 with 270 horsepower and coupled to a 4-speed manual transmission. The numbers matching Corvette is one of 429 painted in Tuxedo Black with the silver coves. The Corvette has undergone a body-off restoration and is classified as “Show Condition”.
The options on the 1961 roadster are many and include the T-10 transmission, wonderbar radio, (2X4) dual quad carburetors as well as an off-road exhaust, sun visors, windshield washers, hubcaps and wide white tires.
The winner of the classic 1961 Corvette will be drawn at 9:00 pm CDT on Saturday, August 20th at the annual Saint Bernard Summer Social. Winners need not be present to win. For official rules, click here.
To order your tickets, call the Corvette raffle hotline at 812-362-7313. Tickets are going fast so recommend using the hotline. However, tickets can be ordered by mail with the official order form.
The Saint Bernard Classic Corvette Giveaway is an all-volunteer effort with proceeds helping to fund the church’s school and daycare programs. Your donation for tickets provides much needed resources for the schools operations, student activities and more!
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