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Mother and Daughter Win Top Prizes at 25th Annual United Way Duck Draw | Local

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A mother and daughter won the top two prizes Saturday at United Way 25 in Western Annual rubber duck draw.

Andrea Myers wins grand prize for 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross donated by TEAM Auto Center. Retail price is around $30,000.

Her mother, Suzanne Myers, lined up a 2022 Honda Pioneer 520, partly donated by Sandberg Honda, to win the runner-up prize. This UTV retails for $10,000.

Suzanne Myers also won a $100 Target gift card at Overall prize. She was the only her two-time winner this year.

Draw was on the Street Plaza in downtown Scottsbluff. Dozens of people attended, but he was the only two of the winners to receive the prize. United Way’s two of his campaign co-chairs, Shane Wilson and Allie Burgren, chose the winner by drawing numbers from a specially crafted tumbler.

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A total of 40 prizes were awarded, including gift cards, gym and zoo memberships, and handbags. Ducks could be purchased individually or in groups of 3-7 from various locations across the Panhandle.

Last year, United Way sold 11,049 ducks and raised $95,607. According to United Way executive her director Karen Benzel, he sold more than 8,000 ducks before the closing date this year.

“Any amount of money we can raise is incredible. Over the last few years, we have been able to raise over $75,000 (yearly) at this event.

At the start of the August campaign, the United Way team raised over 400,000 dollars to support various community organizations and fund unique initiatives such as fighting hunger in communities and staffing the Bus School Supply Drive. I set a goal to collect dollars.

“This helps us support our partner institutions as part of our larger campaign goals, as well as initiatives that impact United Way and our communities. No, because it will come back and help the community,” Benzel said.

The festivities started over an hour before the draw.

A United Way partner organization set up a yard game for kids, Ninja Tumbler at the Carpenter Center performed, and Aro Communications set up two televisions for people to watch the Nebraska Huskers football game. Did.

In addition, the lottery was held at the same time as the 18th Street farmers market. More people come to see it.

“It’s my first time here and it’s amazing. It’s great to see,” said Jason Rogers, president of the United Way Board of Directors. “…it really changes the way you look at our community and the impact we can have. It’s really life-changing.”

Here is the full list of winners and their prizes:

  1. Andrea Myers — 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross
  2. Suzanne Myers — 2022 Honda Pioneers lined up
  3. Jennifer Kuriha — Honda Lawnmower
  4. James Duncan — Canzo 5 Piece Fire Pit Set
  5. Jodie Garrett — La-Z-Boy Recliner
  6. Larry Fritzler — Domino’s Pizza for a month,
  7. Jaxy John — Domino’s pizza meals for a month,
  8. Mindy Foster — 1 Year Elite Total Gym Membership
  9. Lynne Kanno — Ray-Ban smart glasses
  10. Monica de Los Santos — $500 ZM Lumber Gift Card
  11. Weston and Courtney Meininger — $500 ZM Lumber Gift Card
  12. Beverly Preble — $500 Gering Valley Plumbing gift card
  13. Mike and Lisa Downey — $500 ABC Blind Gift Card
  14. Hilary Strom — $500 Gering Valley Plumbing Gift Card
  15. Karen Lemnyan — 4 WNCC Athletic Passes
  16. Brice Shrewsbury — $250 Runza gift card
  17. Dennis Kay — $250 cash
  18. Brian Larson — $250 Riverside Discovery Center Membership Basket
  19. Teresa Henderson — $250 cash
  20. Russ Finch — 2 Family Fun Nights for 4 at Xtreme Fun
  21. Roy Ramos — Up to 25 Birthday Party at Carpenter Center
  22. Stacey Maw — $200 cash
  23. Rane Eirich — $250 Runza gift card
  24. Rita Peterson — Monthly haircut for a year at Attitudez
  25. Harry Henkel — $100 Essential Oil Gas Gift Card
  26. Leslie Cavazos — $100 Runza gift card
  27. Shiela Lux — $100 Essential Oil Gas Gift Card
  28. Lane Landercasper — $100 Runza gift card
  29. Delaney Horsus — $100 Walmart Gift Card
  30. Twila Conley — $100 Target Gift Card
  31. Virginia Kohler — $100 Marky’s Meat Gift Card
  32. Troy Youel — $100 Panhandle Co-op gift card
  33. Wayne Brozek — $100 Runza gift card
  34. Suzanne Myers — $100 Target Gift Card
  35. Andrea Graham — $100 Marky’s Meat gift card
  36. Jenna McCarter — 3 Month YMCA Family Membership
  37. Sandy Romish — Sam & Louie’s King Kong Pizza Dinner
  38. Clarence Gealy — Myra handbag
  39. Tonia Martin — Facial by Rachel Ann Esthetics $60
  40. Sarah Quijas — $25 Midwest Theater Gift Card

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