Win a Trip on a Great Lakes Freighter

Trip aboard the Paul Tregurtha--------David Ford, Moreland Hills OH #051
Trip aboard an American Steamship Vessel--------John Karliak, Rocky River OH #172
Life Membership in Great Lakes Historical Society------Dr. Harvey Popovich, Waterville OH #128
$1,000 Cash Prize----John Hunger, Rocky River Ohio #062
Lake Erie Islands Maritime Adventure----John Atherton, Poughkeepsie NY #230
Five Night Stay in Condominium in Myrtle Beach SC, Bill and Linda Kaatz, Elyria OH  #227
$500 Cash prize---Patty Porter, Bethesda MD #380
Trip aboard Grand River Navigation Boat-----Sean O'Conner, Richfield OH #359
Martime Cleveland Trip----Marylin White, Gettysburg PA #148
Maritime Vermilion Trip---Carol Terrie, Vermilion OH #362



The Great Lakes Historical Society "Grand Maritime Raffle" features drawings for 10 different prizes. This is a limited raffle, with only 500 tickets available at $100 each. Winning tickets will be drawn from the same pool for each prize featured in the raffle.

Grand Prizes:
Trip for 4-6 people on the Paul Tregurtha courtesy of Interlake Steamship Company (or $2,000 cash prize)
Trip for 4 people on an American Steamship vessel (or $1,500 cash prize)
Trip for 2 people on a Grand River Navigation boat. (or $500 cash)

All trips will occur in the 2009 shipping season.

Other Prizes:
A Life membership to The Great Lakes Historical Society.
A $1,000.00 cash prize.
"Lake Erie Islands Maritime Adventure" including a two (2)-night stay and dinner for two (2) at the exclusive Rattlesnake Island Club, plus $200.00 for travel expenses. (or $500 cash)
A $500.00 cash prize
"Maritime Cleveland Trip of a Lifetime" including two (2) night accomodations, a one-hour private cruise aboard a Great Lakes Towing Co. tugboat, a tour of the steamship William G. Mather museum, and $200.00 for travel expenses. (or $300 cash)
"Maritime Vermilion Trip of a Lifetime" including two (2) night accomodations, a one-hour river tour on a recently restored 1920s steam launch, a $100.00 gift certificate to Chez François, a private behind-the-scenes tour of the Inland Seas Maritime Museum, and $200.00 for travel expenses. (or $300 cash)

DONATION: $100.00 (U.S.) per Ticket

Drawing will take place on November 8, 2008; Winners need not be present at drawing to win

To purchase tickets, contact:
The Great Lakes Historical Society
P.O. Box 435
 Vermilion, Ohio 44089
By phone at 800-893-1485 extension 3

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