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Winners Of Museum’s “Win A New Car Raffle” Announced

The drawing for three prizes in the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum‘s annual New Car Raffle took place at the museum on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, under Indiana gaming license #137369.

This year was the fourth time in the history of the “Win a New Car Raffle” that all 999 tickets were sold, which allowed the first place winner to choose between a new car or a cash prize. Museum visitors and volunteers were asked to draw the lucky winners at about 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 17, 2015.

The lucky first prize winner, Dora Johnson of Auburn, Indiana, chose to take the cash prize over an automobile. When asked about the winner’s reaction to the news, museum business manager Jan Schippers said “She was so excited and felt extremely lucky to be the winner.”

The second prize was awarded to David Spinazzole of Lindenhurst, New York who was ecstatic about winning. “I think supporting the Museum is a good thing to do and I am happy to be a winner,” he said.

Tina Hattaway of Buford, Georgia was the third prize winner.

“The ‘Win a New Car Raffle’ is an annual museum fundraiser that people look forward to. We are thankful to have the support of Auburn, Indiana, car dealerships including Auburn Chrysler Dodge Jeep, Ben Davis Ford, Inc., and Ben Davis Chevrolet along with many loyal raffle ticket purchasers who support the museum each year,” said Kendra Klink, chief operating office of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum.

For more information about upcoming events or making a donation to the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum to help save and share Auburn’s rich automotive history with more visitors, please contact the museum at (260) 925-1444 or info

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – where the world’s finest cars of yesterday live today! Over 120 classic, antique, vintage and special interest cars are displayed with other automotive related exhibits on three floors. The museum is located in the original 1930s national headquarters of the legendary Auburn Automobile Company and is a National Historic Landmark. The museum is open from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday to Friday and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Last admission one hour before closing. Visit the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, a place where automotive history comes to life! Shop the Museum Store Online today!