Bay Days fireworks raffle deadline nears

The deadline for the sale of Freedom Boat Club raffle tickets, to aid the Bay Days fireworks fund, is rapidly approaching.

The winner’s name will be drawn Monday, May 27, at 1 p.m. on the steps of city hall.

The winner will have unlimited use of a fleet of boats at all club locations, which includes the Rocky River, Sandusky and Catawba. The membership also includes reciprocal use of boats at any of the club’s 75 other locations nationwide. The club takes care of all maintenance costs, except fuel. For details visit

The prize, offered by Bay Village native Robert Massey, is an $8,000 value.

Raffle tickets for a suite at a Cleveland Indians game are also on sale. The winner of this package will be drawn on July 4 at Bay Days.

The package includes 16 seats in a suite and four parking passes for the game and fireworks show against the Houston Astros. Four people from the group will be able to view the fireworks from the visiting team dugout. Food and soft drinks are included. This prize, a $2,900 value, was donated by the Cleveland Indians.

Raffle tickets for both prizes are $25 each or five for $100. You may mix and match tickets (i.e.: two Indians tickets and three boat club tickets; please specify). Tickets are available at or by calling 216-386-5997, or emailing

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Volume 6, Issue 9, Posted 9:48 AM, 04.29.2014