JOLIET, IL —For thousands of Chicago White Sox fans, the team’s first trip to the American League playoffs in 12 years was a memorable one and brought lots of pride. Now, one Joliet resident will displaying her Chicago White Sox pride as she cruises around the City of Champions for the next several years.
On Monday, the Chicago White Sox public relations department notified Joliet Patch that Sherrie Janovsky is the winner of the 2020 Chicago White Sox Charities Car Raffle, presented by Mazda of Orland Park.
“Janovsky will be cruising around Joliet in a unique, fan-designed White Sox-themed Mazda CX-30, and we’re hopeful she’ll drive the new wheels to 35th and Shields sometime soon to celebrate the 2021 season,” the White Sox announced.
Janovsky will be presented with her new car at a ceremony later this week at the Mazda of Orland Park.
“I am thrilled to have won this year’s White Sox Charities’ car raffle,” Janovksy emailed Joliet Patch on Monday. “Over the years, my husband and I have been loyal supporters of White Sox Charities and the incredible work they do for the community. During this unprecedented time with COVID-19, it’s nice to have something positive happen and to be excited about.”
According to its website, Chicago White Sox Charities, the White Sox non-profit organization, works to lift up those most in need throughout the Chicagoland area.
“Powered by White Sox fans, CWSC is committed to making Chicago a better place to live, work and play beyond the diamond. CWSC focuses on promoting youth education and advancement, sharing the love of the game through youth baseball initiatives, assisting children and families in crisis and championing those battling cancer. Since its inception in 1990, CWSC has donated more than $35 million to non-profit organizations across the city and surrounding areas.”
This article originally appeared on the Joliet Patch