Tickets on Sale Now!

Press Release 4/5/19

(Kent, Connecticut) – The Kent Memorial Library has begun selling raffle tickets for a sleek 2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster in a major fund-raising project. The arena red convertible has very low mileage, and includes six speed tiptronic automatic transmission with manual shifters, fuel injection, 2.7 liter and a six cylinder engine. For more information, go to

“The car raffle is back by popular demand and this year’s car is fun and fabulous,” said Michaela Lawrence, board member of the Kent Library Association and one of the “car guys” team that organizes each year’s raffle. Tickets are $20 and a drawing for the winner will be held at 1:00 p.m. the 43rd Annual Kent Pumpkin Run on Sunday, October 27. Ticket holders need not be present to win.

Raffle tickets are being sold in the Library and at the summer-long annual Library Book Sale. Tickets may also be purchased by sending the Library a check with a self-addressed stamped envelope addressed to: Kent Memorial Library Car Raffle, P.O. Box 127, Kent, CT 06757, and the raffle stubs will be mailed back to raffle entrants. Entrants must include a phone number where they can be reached on October 27 should they win.

The Kent Memorial Library launched the popular car raffle many years ago. Proceeds go to support the Library’s operating budget and make an important contribution since the Library is responsible for raising over 70% of its annual budget.

The Kent Memorial Library’s mission is to enrich the lives of individuals and the community by providing materials, programs, and services to encourage reading, learning and imagination. The Library is located at 32 North Main Street, Kent, Connecticut. Visit for more information.


A sleek mint condition Porsche Boxster Roadster is this year’s Kent Memorial Library raffle car. For more information, go to

Photo courtesy of Ray Olsen Photography.