BPHSF Media Release
On Civic Holiday Monday night, a gathering of hopeful Live Your Dream Lottery ticket holders conglomerated in the core of the Wiarton Rotary Fair. After 30 consecutive years, participating in the Live Your Dream Lottery has become an annual tradition for many locals, cottagers and visitors alike, with the drawing of the winners becoming the unofficial ‘closing ceremony’ of fair weekend.
The Live Your Dream Lottery is Bruce Peninsula Health Services Foundation’s biggest annual fundraising event, raising thousands of dollars for the betterment of local health care, year over year. The success of this fundraiser is due to the resounding participation of folks who doubly enjoy the anticipation of the draws and supporting Bruce Peninsula patient care. Thank you to all of our ticket buyers for your continued support!
All of BPHS Foundation’s annual events are generously and well supported by local businesses. These sponsorships are absolutely essential in executing a successful event and are very appreciated by BPHS Foundation Staff and Board Members.
On June 21st, Patricia Barton’s name was drawn as the Early Bird winner. Patricia is from Hamilton, and she won a fabulous BBQ package, valued at $1,049.00, generously sponsored by Sparling Propane.
The 4th prize winner was David Hartney of Stratford. David won a vinyl Garden Shed, valued at $1,350.00, graciously sponsored by Wiarton Home Building Centre. The 3rd prize winner was Floral Becker Morton of Brussels. She won $1,500.00, generously sponsored by Fairmount Security Services. Royden and Grace McCoag of Wiarton were the lucky winners of the 2nd prize, the Travel Your Way package, partially sponsored by Fettes Travel Plus in Owen Sound. The Grand Prize Winner of $15,000.00 was Ken Loucks of Sauble Beach. Ken has a bucket list which includes a trip to the Amazon, and $15,000.00 should get him there. Congratulations to all of our winners! Huge thanks to all of our prize sponsors! Your commitment to your community does not go unnoticed.
Raising funds by way of the Live Your Dream Lottery is an enormous endeavor taken on by many volunteers. Bruce Peninsula Health Services Foundation truly appreciates the assistance of these volunteers including our partnership with the Rotary Club of Wiarton for the past 30 years and more recently, the support of the Lion’s Head Hospital Auxiliary and the Sauble Beach Lions Club.
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