Here’s your chance to win classic car, assist dynamic charity

 Here’s your chance to win classic car, assist dynamic charity

This fully-restored 1956 Chevy Bel-Air convertible can be yours.

Metro-Detroit classic car fans have a chance to win a beautifully restored 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air convertible and help make a difference in the local community.

Grace Centers of Hope (GCH) is selling raffle tickets for the street-ready classic car that is two-tone Sierra Gold and Adobe Beige with copper and beige interior.

It has an appraised value of more than $148,000.

Raffle tickets are $25 each or five tickets for $100 and can be purchased in-person at special events or by clicking here.

The drawing for the classic car will be held on Aug. 19 as part of the nonprofit’s 2nd Annual Cruising with GCH event.

The winner need not be present to win.

All monies raised will support GCH’s life-changing programs that help men, women and children overcome issues such as homelessness, addiction, abuse and spiritual emptiness.

“We hope our neighbors will generously support our raffle and combine their passion for vintage automobiles with a desire to truly make a difference for those in need,” said GCH CEO
Pastor Kent W. Clark.

“It’s a win-win situation that supports a worthy cause while potentially offering the chance to own and drive a piece of Detroit automotive history.”

The Bel Air convertible features a complete body-off Concours-level restoration by Snodgrass Restorations with the following features:

* A 265 CI Engine with a 4-barrel carburetor;
* automatic transmission;
* dual exhaust;
* power steering and brakes;
* two-tone Sierra Gold and Adobe Beige paint;
* Copper and beige vinyl interior;
* Electric wipers;
* Tinted windows; and
* an AM radio.

The classic car will be displayed with tickets available for purchase at special events in metro Detroit throughout the summer, including: M1 Cars & Coffee located at the M1 Concourse at 1 Concourse Dr. in Pontiac from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. on July 1 and August 5; Talkin’ Cars located at D.S. Temroski Funeral Home at 30009 Hoover Rd. in Warren from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 11; and the 2nd Annual “Cruising with GCH” located at Grace Gospel Fellowship at 65 E. Huron St. in Pontiac from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Aug. 18; and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on  August 19.

The winner will be drawn at 7 p.m. on Aug. 19.

Ed Wright

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