Neko Case Presents: The Mercury Cougar-Rama Muscle Car-â€˜Splosion
January 18, 2011 at 12:54 PM (PT)
Grammy-nominated musician NEKO CASE will give away her beloved classic 1967 MERCURY Cougar to one lucky drawing winner to benefit 826 NATIONAL. The burgundy-colored Cougar is featured on CASE’s Grammy-nominated album cover "Middle Cyclone."
This drawing seeks to raise both money and awareness for the 826 NATIONAL writing centers, co-founded by award-winning educator NÍNIVE CALEGARI and award-winning author DAVE EGGERS. 826 NATIONAL centers are located in SAN FRANCISCO, NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES, CHICAGO, SEATTLE, ANN ARBOR, BOSTON and WASHINGTON, DC. Last year, 826 chapters served over 24,000 students and produced 800 student-authored publications, with all programs free of charge for students, classes, and schools.
Beginning MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14th and closing to the lucky drawing winner on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18th, the MERCURY COUGAR-RAMA MUSCLE CAR-‘SPLOSION will feature the car filled with road trip goodies! Five other lucky winners qualify for many other prizes including CASE’s limited-edition 1966 GRETSCH Silver Duke guitar, a Gibson guitar signed by members of the SPEAKING CLOCK REVUE (including ELTON JOHN, ELVIS COSTELLO, DR. RALPH STANLEY, LEON RUSSELL, and T BONE BURNETT), an ADIDAS prize pack, dinner for 10 from CHIPOTLE, a CARR amplifier and much more.
Participate online at 826national.org.