The Daily Mash-Up

Saturday, November 28, 2015 This Week's Paper
Poulsbo woman wins Mini Cooper in LeMay raffle

Cami Apfelbeck walked out of LeMay: America’s Car Museum after a Father’s Day day-trip visit from Poulsbo. She was walking to her car in the parking lot and turned around and ventured back into the museum to buy a single $20 ticket for the museum’s Mini Cooper raffle.

She didn’t think anything of it at the time. Then she got the call that she won the 2013 Mini Cooper S Hardtop that was donated by Puget Sound MINI, which had pooled its marketing budget from its Fife and Seattle location. The new car couldn’t have come at a better time. Apfelbeck had been without a car for two months after she gave her's to her son.

“I guess I had the golden ticket,” she said, noting that she was never much of a car enthusiast, although she had test driven the Mini Cooper a few month ago when she started a search for a new car.

The raffle raised about $40,000 for the museum operations in its second event. Last year’s raffle gave away a Ford Mustang, courtesy of Titus Will.

The Mini Cooper S offers 181 horsepower under the engine that gets between 29 and 35 miles per gallon, depending on driving conditions and additions.

TLink Tacoma First Baptist Vulcan Knife Lifetime Massage Therapy Clear Choice Cannabis