Lions Club had its raffle drawing during the community Clean Up Saturday for
the electric car they were giving away. The "Zap Xebra" was won by
Jenny Clay, who works at city hall.
-- (Zap Car 1 16 sec "I
was in Raspberry ... a neighbor had called.")
Xebra is an all-electric car, as opposed to a hybrid, so there is no engine
noise at all:
-- (Zap Car 2 22 sec "It's
pretty cool ... vacation I want to go on.")
all-electric car, it does have a limited range and limited capacity:
-- (Zap Car 3 28 sec "I
only drove it around ... smaller people (laughter)")
part she referred to is that since the three-wheeled Zap Car is considered a
motorcycle, drivers must have a motorcycle operators endorsement on their
drivers license to legally take it on city streets. Clay said she's got the
motorcycle license manual and hopes to take the test next week.
ticket was drawn during the community clean up at the high school parking lot
-- (Zap Car 4 15 sec "I
bought one ticket ... so I bought a ticket.")
from the Lions Club raffle will go toward sending the winners of the Kodiak
Soap Box Derby to Akron, Ohio for the national championships this year.