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Win a Three-Year Lexus Lease in "Green" Raffle to Benefit the Akron Art Museum

For Release: March 2010

Akron, Ohio, March 19, 2010 — In partnership with title sponsor Lexus, the Akron Art Museum is holding a benefit raffle to support the museum’s ongoing operation and exhibition costs. The winner faces a difficult choice: “Go Green” and accept a three-year lease on a Lexus HS 250h Hybrid or “Take the Green” and choose a $15,000 cash alternative?

Valued at nearly $20,000, the three-year lease includes down payment, 36 monthly lease payments, first year tags and title expenses (winner is responsible for income tax and insurance on the car). Anyone age 18 or older is eligible to enter. Tickets are $100 a piece and can be purchased online at or by sending a check made payable to the Akron Art Museum to:

Akron Art Museum
Attn: Jon Trainor – Lexus Raffle
One South High
Akron, OH 44308

Tickets will be on sale until June 1, but there are only 500 being sold so act fast!

The raffle drawing will be held June 12 at noon in the Beatrice Knapp McDowell Grand Lobby, however the winner need not be present to win – all ticket holders will be notified by mail of the raffle results. Tickets are not tax deductable. Further details can be found at For more information call 330.376.9186 x211.

Museum Information
Address: One South High, Akron, OH 44308
Tel: 330.376.9185
Fax: 330.376.1180
Gallery and Store Hours: Wednesday – Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm, Thursday: 11 am – 9 pm, Closed Monday and Tuesday as well as major holidays
Café Hours: Wednesday – Sunday: 11 am – 3 pm, Thursday: 11 am – 7:30 pm
Library Hours: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 11 am – 4 pm
Admission: Adult general admission is $7, Student and Senior (65+) general admission is $5, Children (12 and under) are FREE, members are FREE. On the first Sunday of every month, individual admissions to the collection are FREE. Special exhibitions may require paid admission. No tours available on these days.


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Dominic Caruso
Design, Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Phone: 330.376.9186 x229

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