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Mercedes-Benz of Columbus raffles off two vehicles for a good cause

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A local dealership is giving away some of its inventory to help save lives.

Mercedes-Benz of Columbus hosted the annual Heart Raffle fundraiser Saturday afternoon.

Mercedes-Benz of Columbus joined forces with the Greater Columbus American Heart Association for this event to fight heart disease and stroke by raffling off two brand new Mercedes Benz to two lucky winners. Connie Royal and Shirley Shavers were the winners of this year's Heart Raffle.

“We are trying to help out by raising money for research so that we can prevent heart issues as well as strokes."

This year, 1,924 tickets were sold, and more than $380.000 has been raised to help fund life-saving research developed by the American Heart Association. 

News Leader 9 is a proud sponsor of this year’s annual Heart Raffle.

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