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Race fan wins museums 50/50 raffle
8. Race fans wins raffle
Volunteers with the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame presented a check to Sherry Gailey of Lavonia, center, whose ticket was drawn as the museums 50/50 raffle winner last week. - photo by Michele Hester Dawson County News
When Sherry Gailey bought two 50/50 raffle tickets from volunteers at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame during last year's annual Mountain Moonshine Festival, she did so to support the museum that continues to pay tribute to the state's racing legends. "My husband, Aaron Gailey, used to race for George Elliott, so we've got a real connection," the Lavonia resident said last week when she was in town to claim her winnings after her raffle ticket was drawn. "He raced with so many of the inductees that are in the hall of fame.