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									                                    Ohio Genealogical Society 
                                        First Annual Car Raffle 
Raffle tickets are $6 each, 5 for $25 or 25 for $100. They can be purchased directly from OGS by mail or
by phone, from Board members, or from a participating OGS Chapter. To purchase a minimum of 5
tickets by phone, call the OGS Library and be prepared to give your credit card information or complete
and mail in the purchase request form found at the end of this document.

Drawing Date
The Car Raffle Drawing will be made by the accounting firm of Banks & Associates two weeks after the
last tickets are sold. The drawing date will be posted on OGS web site. OGS shall not be responsible for
lost or delayed mail when you return the name & address ticket, so do not delay. You can track ticket
sale volume by visiting

Entry and Winner Eligibility
After Ticket purchases, eligible entrants need to complete the entry ticket information, and either give the
name & address ticket to the sales representative or mail the name & address ticket directly to OGS.
Participants may purchase as many tickets as they desire until the maximum of 10,000 have been sold.

Name & address tickets must be received by OGS by the time announced on the OGS website to qualify.
Incomplete forms will not be accepted. OGS is not responsible for mail that is lost, stolen, late, illegible,
incomplete, damaged, mutilated, misdirected, altered, tampered with, or postage due. If an entrant's
payment is dishonored by the bank, the ticket(s) will be invalid unless full payment is received for check
and NSF fees before the winning ticket is drawn.

Participants must be U.S. residents of 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees and staff
of the accounting firm Banks and Associates are not eligible to participate. OGS Volunteers, Staff and
Board members are allowed to participate. The winner must complete IRS form W-2G.

Grand Prize
The Grand Prize is valued at $24,000. Although this is a “New Car Raffle” and OGS encourages the
winner to purchase an Ohio built vehicle such as Chevrolet, Ford, Honda or Jeep vehicle, OGS cannot
require the winner to buy a vehicle.

Taxes and Fees
The winner is responsible for all appropriate taxes, licensing, registration, title, license plate, shipping, and
delivery charges and all other fees when purchasing a vehicle with the Grand Prize. The winner must
complete a W-2G to receive the winnings.

Prize Awards
Verification of eligibility and identity will be required before the prize is released. If the winner cannot be
located or fails to claim his or her prize within 30 days after notification, the prize will be forfeited and
awarded to an alternate winner.
Announcement of Winners
The winner will be notified by phone, e-mail, and/or mail using information provided by the entrant. The
winner will also be posted on web site

Net proceeds from the OGS Car Raffle shall go to the OGS Endowment Fund.

Ticket purchases are non-refundable.

Tax Deduction
Ticket fees are not tax-deductible expenses.

Odds of winning for each ticket are 1 in 10,000.

Hold Harmless
By participating, each participant/entrant releases, discharges, indemnifies, and holds harmless the Ohio
Genealogical Society and its respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives,
advertising agencies, and promotional partners from any and all liability, loss, harm, injury, damage, cost,
and expense whatsoever arising directly or indirectly from participation in the OGS Car Raffle.

All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.

Mailing Address
Before May 31, 2010
Ohio Genealogical Society
713 S. Main St
Mansfield Ohio 44907

After June 1, 2010
Ohio Genealogical Society
611 State Route 97 West
Bellville, Ohio 44813
See for new phone number
Ohio Genealogical Society 2010 “Car Raffle” ticket request form. 
Ticket Donation Levels
        $6 for one ticket               $25 for 5 tickets                $100 for 25 tickets

Your name ___________________________________________________
                    Please print

Street Address ___________________________________________________

City _______________________ State ______________ Zip ______________

Phone Number _______________________

Number of tickets requested ___ One ____ Five ____ 25

Amount Enclosed __________________ by check or ______________authorized to be charged.

Note, if requesting one ticket please include self addressed stamped envelope if you
wish to receive your ticket receipt.

Method of payment

        Check #__________ made out to           Ohio Genealogical Society

        Credit Card Type ___ MC __ Visa ___ Discover ___ AMX

        Credit Card number ______________________________

        Exp Date ____ / _____

        Signature _______________________________________

Mail this page along with your check or CC payment information and S.A.S.E if ordering only one ticket to

Before May 31, 2010
Ohio Genealogical Society
713 S. Main St
Mansfield Ohio 44907

After June 1, 2010
Ohio Genealogical Society
611 State Route 97 West
Bellville, Ohio 44813

You may also phone in your order for 25 or more tickets to OGS 419-756-7294
See for new phone number after June 1.
Please have your credit Card info available.

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