Arkansas man wins raffle for 1967 Belvedere

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Ron Black, president of the Cassville Senior Center Board, informs Bobby Brown, of Garfield, Ark., that he has won the 1967 Plymouth Belvedere being raffled by the center. Brown, a frequent guest at the center's monthly dances, said he probably bought about 20 tickets for the raffle. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

Garfield, Ark., man Bobby Brown left Cassville Wednesday in a new ride, as he won the 1967 Plymouth Belvedere being raffled by the Cassville Senior Center.

Bobby Brown, center, of Garfield, Ark., accepts the keys to a 1967 Plymouth Belvedere he won from the Cassville Senior Center raffle. Carrol and Sue Craig donated the fully-refurbished vehicle to the center for the raffle, and Brown said he plans to drive it for a while. He said he is a big MOPAR fan, and has several at his house in Arkansas. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
After picking the winning ticket for the Cassville Senior Center's raffle of a 1967 Plymouth Belvedere, Dana Kammerlohr, left middle, Cassville police chief, hands the ticket to Bill Shiveley, left, Cassville mayor, so he could read the name. Also pictured is Wendell Bishop, right, senior center board member, and Ron Black, president of the board. Black said the center sold the tickets for about eight months before the winner was drawn. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
Bill Shiveley, left, announces the winner of the 1967 Plymouth Belvedere being raffled by the Cassville Senior Center, while Board President Ron Black holds the mic. Garfield, Ark., man Bobby Brown won the car, and the raffle garnered $5,255 for the center. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
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