Mercy Medical Center Selling Raffle Tickets to NASCAR Race for Minority Scholarship Fund

Mercy Medical Center Selling Raffle Tickets to NASCAR Race for Minority Scholarship Fund

Posted on: April 8, 2011

Canton, Ohio: In an effort to raise funds for its Minority Scholarship Fund, Mercy will be raffling off (2) tickets to the June 17th NASCAR race at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). The raffle ticket sales will kick-off on Tuesday, April 19th with the arrival of an official NASCAR pace car. The pace car, courtesy of MIS, will sit in the former helipad in front of Mercy Medical Center from 8am to 6pm on the kick-off date to promote ticket sales.

The raffle tickets are $1 each or six tickets for $5, and will be sold until the drawing on June 3rd at 12 noon. On April 19th, the tickets will be available for sale in the main lobby of the hospital. After the kick-off date, tickets will be available for purchase inside Mercy’s Human Resources department (located behind the hospital in Mercy Hall). Additionally, raffle tickets will be available for sale on May 2nd, May 17th and June 2nd inside Mercy’s conference room C, just outside of the hospital’s cafeteria, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information regarding raffle tickets sales, please call 330-489-1159.

All proceeds from the raffle ticket sales will go directly to fund the Minority Scholarship Fund, which provides financial assistance to deserving Canton City School students who may lack resources necessary to attend college or begin a career path.

Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.

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