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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Rotary Club of Fort St. John delivered the proceeds of the 2020 Mega Lottery —worth nearly $64,000— to 22 charities and community clubs in Fort St. John, Chetwynd and Dawson Creek.
According to a release, these funds will support a range of clubs and activities like dance, theatre, gymnastics, hockey, playground equipment, seniors housing, workshops and more.
The breakdown of proceeds is as follows:
Through its lottery ticket sales, the Rotary Club of Fort St. John raised an additional $10,222.20 which was split equally between the Fort St. John Public Library, North Peace Seniors Housing Society, and the Salvation Army. Each organization receives $3,407.40.
Three lucky cash prize winners were also announced. Jennifer Katsiris of Fort St. John won the grand prize worth $25,000, Sherry Cantlon of Fort St. John won the second prize worth $10,000, and Deb Wallace of Fort St. John won the $5,000 third prize.
The 50/50 draw winner was Joe Judge of Dawson Creek who won $22,380, and Dawson Creek’s Victor Hubley took the $5,000 early bird draw.
According to a release, the Rotary Mega Lottery has raised over $2.5 million for Peace Region clubs since 2003.
Tickets go on sale in October for the 2021 Mega Lottery.
For more information about the Rotary Club of Fort St. John, visit the club’s Facebook page.
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