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March 22, 2018
1968 Ford Galaxie Convertible Classic car raffle to benefit MotorCities National Heritage Area
Tickets available starting this weekend at Novi’s Hot Rod & Racing Expo
Motorsports and hot rod enthusiasts visiting Booth 622 at the Hot Rod & Racing Expo at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. will have the first opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for the chance to win a red 1968 Ford Galaxie Convertible.
The raffle tickets cost $10 each, and proceeds from the sale benefit the MotorCities National Heritage Area Partnership. The drawing of the winner will take place Saturday, September 15 during the Raffle Cruise event at the Westland Historic Village at 1 p.m. All taxes are due at the time of the title transfer.
Watch our website throughout the spring and summer for opportunities to pick up tickets at a variety of car shows, cruises and other events throughout the National Heritage Area, including the following:
The Galaxie, which features a Ford 390 V8 engine and automatic transmission, was donated by Karen Tafralian of Southfield, who was the third owner of the vehicle and purchased it in 2006 from a family in Ohio. She had always wanted a classic convertible and loved taking it to the Woodward Dream Cruise and car shows every year.
"It was just a fun car to enjoy summer with friends and family," Tafralian said. "When the weather was good, that top was coming down!"