Winner's Choice Raffle
In honor of KCFB's 100th Anniversary, The Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation chose a grand prize with a rich history - a 1921 Ford Model T "Huckster" Produce Truck. Winners were drawn at the Centennial Celebration on Septemebr 13. Congratulations to those listed here, and thanks to everyone who sold and purchased tickets.
Grand Prize (Choice of 1921 Model T Huckster or John Deere X500 riding mower or $5,000 cash) :
Steve Miller, Streamwood, IL
2nd Prize ($1,000 in groceries): Alan W. Nehring, Sycamore
3rd Prize ($500 in fuel): Douglas Musser, Sugar Grove
4th Prize ($250 in Farm Bureau food): Albert Lenkaitis Jr., Campton Hills
5th Prize ($150 farm fun package - 2 winners) Lorraine Lenschow, Hampshire & Steven S. Liberg, Maple Park
Win this classic 1921 Ford Model T Truck
All proceeds from Foundation Raffles benefit college scholarship and agricultural literacy programs. The 2012 Raffle helped fund scholarships for 21 students pursuing agricultural degrees.
Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation Raffle History
In the five years that the KCFB Foundation has held its annual raffle, ten of thousands of dollars have been raised to support college scholarships and the education of Kane County youth about agriculture.
The Foundation Raffle originally started with an annual “Winner’s Choice” Tractor Raffle to raise money to fund college scholarship and agricultural literacy programs. In 2007, the “winner’s choice” drawing for a 1953 Farmall Super H, a 2006 John Deere X324 4-Wheel Steer Lawn Tractor or $3, 000 cash was held Saturday, March 31 at the Kane County Farm Bureau’s award winning Touch-a-Tractor event. Second prize was a JD model JS40 7hp walk behind mower. The winner of the raffle in 2007 was Dan Hartmann, coincidentally one of our 2006 scholarship recipients.
The 2008 raffle choices were a restored 1952 John Deere B or a new Cub Cadet LT 1046 riding mower. Vicki Pelock was the Grand Prize winner on March, 29, 2008 at the Kane County Farm Bureau’s 3rd Annual Touch-a-Tractor Open House. Vicki chose the 1952 John Deere B.
Foundation Truck Raffle
Mike Probst of Elburn was named the grand prize winner in the Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation’s Truck Raffle in 2009. Mike’s name was drawn from 1,719 entries at the conclusion of Farm Bureau’s Touch-A-Tractor event on March 29. Given a choice of a brand new Chevrolet Silverado WT or $20,000 in cash, Mike chose the cash prize. Chris Gaitsch of Dundee was chosen as the second place winner of a shiny new John Deere Pedal Tractor. The raffle generated over $10,000 for college scholarship and agricultural literacy programs.
The 2010 Grand Prize was a brand new John
Deere Gator TS 4x2 or $5,000 in cash.
KCFB Foundation “Farm Food & Fuel Raffle”
The 2010 KCFB Foundation’s Farm, Food & Fuel Raffle offered three great prizes. Grand prize was the winner's choice of a new John Deere Gator TS 4x2 or $5,000 in cash. Second prize was $100 in groceries every week for a year. Third prize was $50 in fuel each and every month for a year.
All proceeds benefit college scholarship and agricultural literacy programs. The 2010 Raffle helped send 21 local students to colleges and universities across the Midwest to prepare for careers in America’s most essential industry…agriculture. Click here for more information on Foundation scholarships and the names and photos of this year's scholarship recipients.