Two lucky winners claim their prize in the 2019 American Heart Association’s Heart Raffle

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The two winners from the 2019 American Heart Association’s Heart Raffle drove off today in  brand new Mercedes Benzes. Opelika resident Gregg newschwander and Columbus resident and former longtime school board member John Wells were the lucky winners in this year’s raffle. Both particpants say this wasn’t their first year being a  part of the contest. Both winners say they were completely shocked by the news and are excited to have a new set of wheels. 

The two winners from the 2019 American Heart Association’s Heart Raffle drove off today in  brand new Mercedes Benzes. 


Opelika resident Gregg Newschwander and Columbus resident and former longtime school board member John Wells were the lucky winners in this year’s raffle. Both particpants say this wasn’t their first year being a  part of the contest. Both winners say they were completely shocked by the news and are excited to have a new set of wheels. 

“I bought one ticket, I buy oe every year I like the american heart association and I support them and so I kbought the right ticket this year,” says John Wells, 2019 Heart Raffle fundraiser winner.

“I called back on the 800 number and talked to Richard to make sure it was all legitimate. I don’t have any friends that are that devious but there’s always that doubt in your mind,” says Gregg Newschwander, 2019 Heart Raffle fundraiser winner. 

This is the 16th year of the heart raffle fundraiser.
 

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