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Emmitsburg Six of Hearts Climbs to $475,000
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By President Tom Ward
August 15, 2022

Emmitsburg, MD: The Vigilant Hose Company is ecstatic to announce that the popular Six of Hearts raffle has reached a jackpot of $475,000! The weekly game of chance is drawn every Monday at 7PM from the Fire Station located at 25. W. Main Street., Emmitsburg.

The Monday, August 22nd 2022 drawing is currently at a jackpot amount of $475,000. Earning your chance at the jackpot is easy. Stop by the station anytime daily from 6AM - 8PM and purchase your chance. Each entry is only $5. The goal of the game is to have your ticket drawn during the weekly drawing and then have your corresponding card number reveal the Six of Hearts. Only one ticket is drawn per week and only the name drawn can win. Each week the Six of Hearts is not discovered the jackpot will continue to grow! The jackpot for the next drawing on August 22nd is $475,000. Even without revealing the jackpot card, the winner is guaranteed at least $200 depending on the card revealed.

VHC offers a drive-thru every Monday where players can drive into the VHC apparatus bay from West Main Street for easy access. Each drawing is held live on VHC's Facebook page. Tickets for this fundraiser are only available in person from the fire house or during any event at the VHC Activities Building. There are no online sales available for this event. For the current jackpot you can monitor the VHC Facebook page or our website A complete listing of rules is available in the playing area. Monday ticket sales will stop at 6:45PM

Proceeds from the Six of Hearts and other VHC fundraising events go directly to support our efforts in providing Fire/Rescue/EMS services to Emmitsburg and surrounding communities. VHC is currently in the process of replacing Tower 6 our 1995 100' ladder truck. It's replacement is scheduled for delivery in 2023 will be a 100' rear mount Pierce Enforcer with a cost of $1.6M. All of VHC's apparatus is 100% owned by the company.

Also available for raffle are VHC's 'Mystery Coolers'. For $10 a chance participants have a chance to win a cooler valued at $250 plus an additional $500 in a mystery prize inside. Past prizes include $500 cash, pistols, MD Lottery Scratch off's, gift certificates to local businesses and more. Only 150 tickets are sold per cooler and they are available at the firehouse. Coolers and contents are awarded as is without any exchanges or swaps.

When visiting Emmitsburg be sure to visit one of our local businesses for breakfast, lunch or dinner! They are incredibly grateful for all the support they have been receiving during this Six of Hearts surge!

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Judy Wilhelm August 22, 2022 at 8:00 PM
Did anyone win tonight

Vigilant Hose Company August 23, 2022 at 9:17 AM
No. $550,000 next week. Card 39 was the Ace of Spades for this last drawing.

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