Cleveland Clinic Children’s and Cedar Point kick off partnership with Chevy Cruze car raffle

Fundraiser will benefit hospital’s pediatric programs and research.

Friday, May 31, 2013 12:03 PM

Cedar Point Press Release

MAY 31, 2013, Sandusky, Ohio -- A brand-new 2013 Chevy Cruze LT from Tim Lally Chevrolet rolled on the Cedar Point midway Friday to kick off the first ever Carousels for Kids fundraiser. As part of an ongoing partnership, Cedar Point and Cleveland Clinic Children’s are raffling the car with 100-percent of proceeds supporting the hospital’s pediatric programs and research.

WHERE: Check out the car on the Main Midway near the Main Arcade. Tickets can be purchased in-park or online at just $5 a piece. Visit:

WHEN: May 31 through July 31, 2013

ADDITIONAL: Throughout the month of July, Cedar Point’s guests can show their support by taking a spin on any of Cedar Point’s three carousels. The park will donate 10 cents to Cleveland Clinic Children’s for every rider on the Midway Carousel, Kiddy Kingdom Carousel and Cedar Downs Racing Derby on the Main Midway.

About Cleveland Clinic Children’s
Cleveland Clinic Children’s is a part of the Cleveland Clinic health system and offers full medical, surgical and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents. Cleveland Clinic Children’s supports 429 inpatient beds and 43 outpatient beds; in addition, pediatric services are available at more than 30 locations. A staff of more than 300 pediatric medical and surgical specialists sees more than 650,000 outpatient visits, 17,000 hospital admissions, 10,000 surgeries and more than 1,400 hospital transfers each year. Cleveland Clinic Children’s consistently ranks among the “Best Children’s Hospitals” by U.S.News & World Report. Visit us online at and on Facebook at

About Cedar Point
With 16 roller coasters, Cedar Point amusement park/resort is home to the largest collection of coasters on the planet. New for 2013 is GateKeeper, a high-flying wing steel coaster. Overall, Cedar Point has 72 rides; four children’s areas; a gigantic waterpark (Soak City); three resort hotels; a year-round indoor waterpark resort; luxury RV campground with cottages and cabins; two marinas; an entertainment complex (Challenge Park); award-winning live entertainment; gift shops; restaurants and more. Located in Sandusky, Ohio, Cedar Point has been voted the “Best Amusement Park in the World” for a record 15 consecutive years!