Win a Trip on A Thousand FooterASC 1000-footer

At the International Ship Masters' Association Port Huron Lodge Dinner Dance March 3, 2001 a winner was drawn for the cruise on an American Steamship Company 1000-footer. Becky Hippert of Minnetonka, MN. was the lucky winner. The winning ticket was purchased through this web site. Becky and three friends will enjoy their cruise this summer.

The Port Huron Lodge would like to thank everyone who purchased a ticket for the raffle and the American Steamship Company for donating the trip. 

Lodge President Capt. Joseph Ruch prepares the tickets.
Lodge member and Captain of the American Mariner Duane Dembny reaches in to draw a ticket.
Capt. Ruch announces the winner to the crowd of about 70 people.


The International Ship Masters' Association Port Huron Lodge is offering a Chance to win a trip on an American Steamship Company vessel.  A cruise aboard a lakes freighter is only available to the shipping company's customers and some family members. The only chance for the general public to enjoy a once-in-a-life-time cruise is through non-profit raffles such as this.

Grand Prize:
One trip for four adults aboard the American Steamship Company 1000 ft. Walter J. McCarthy, Jr. Trip to be taken prior to May 31, 2001 or after September 1, 2001.  
(Winner must be flexible concerning scheduling and port of departure/return. Guests are required to adhere to all company polices & safety procedures)


Donation: $10.00 (U.S.) per Ticket

Drawing will take place on March 3, 2001 at 10:00 p.m. Fogcutter Restaurant Port Huron.; Your ticket(s) will be promptly mailed to you. Winners need not be present at drawing to win and  will be notified by mail and/or phone.

To purchase tickets, contact:
ISMA Port Huron Lodge #2 Raffle
P.O. Box 611634
Port Huron, MI 48061-1634
Click to print order form

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