Earnhardt Sr car to benefit children

RAFFLE OF EARNHARDT SR. CAR TO BENEFIT MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION, EDGEWOOD CHILDREN'S RANCH ORLANDO, Fla. (June 6, 2007) -- NASCAR enthusiasts and Dale Earnhardt Sr. fans will have the opportunity to win one of The Intimidator's 1997 race cars...

RAFFLE OF EARNHARDT SR. CAR TO BENEFIT MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION, EDGEWOOD CHILDREN'S RANCH

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 6, 2007) -- NASCAR enthusiasts and Dale Earnhardt Sr. fans will have the opportunity to win one of The Intimidator's 1997 race cars while contributing to two children's charities.

The raffle of Earnhardt's Chevrolet Monte Carlo Orange Wheaties #3 show car, designed for the 1997 Winston Select race, will benefit Edgewood Children's Ranch and The Make-a-Wish® Foundation of Central and Northern Florida. This one-of-a kind car was driven by Dale Earnhardt Sr. in five races between 1993 - 1995. At the end of 1995, the car was moved to the show car division. In 1997 it was converted from Dale's black paint scheme to the Wheaties colors to promote the Winston Select Race in Charlotte.

Tickets for the raffle are a suggested donation of $20 each and can be purchased online via the contest's Web site at www.windalescar.com, by phone at 1-866-642-1013, or by mail to Edgewood Children's Ranch, Win Dale's Car Raffle, PO Box 185, Windermere, FL 34786. The deadline to purchase a ticket is 4 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2007. The drawing for the winning ticket will take place Sept. 1, 2007 at Old Town in Kissimmee, Fla. Ticket holders do not have be present to win.

The Make-a-Wish Foundation exists to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope strength and joy. For more information, visit the Web site at www.wish.org.

Edgewood Children's Ranch, located in West Orange County, Fla., serves hurting children between the ages of 6 and 17 by providing them a loving environment in which to live, grow and learn. The Ranch offers housing, schooling, counseling and recreation for its residents and relies on charitable contributions from the community. For more information, visit the Web site at www.edgewoodranch.org.

-credit: edgewood ranch

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Series Charity , NASCAR
Drivers Dale Earnhardt