Eric Wells, San Francisco, was the grand-prize winner in this year’s American Cancer Society/Team Josie Relay for Life raffle. He’s now the happy recipient of a John Page Classic Ashburn HH and a Swart Amplifier Company MOD-84 worth a combined $3,397. Rory Callaghan, Willoughby, Ohio, also won a JPC Ashburn HH, worth $1,639.
The annual raffle was sponsored by Vintage Guitar magazine, Southworth Guitars, John Page Classic, Swart Amplifier Company, Gruhn Guitars, Electro-Harmonix, Analogman, Guitar Shop Tees, Park Amplifiers, Rocky Mountain Slides, Xotic, U.S. Music Corp., and George L’s. This year’s Team Josie Relay for Life team raised more than $14,700, bringing its total to $99,700, all of which has been donated to the American Cancer Society.
Team Josie walks in memory of Josie Greenwood, who was just three years old when she was stricken with leukemia and died in 2007. She was the daughter of VG webmaster Joe Greenwood.