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Big Red Raffle Results!

Big Red Raffle Results!

Congratulations to the 2016 Big Red Raffle Winners!

• Grand Prize Winner: Lynda Ham of North Platte won two 2017 Nebraska Football Season tickets on the 50 yard line donated by Farmers Mutual of Nebraska

• Second Prize Winner: Leann Gotchall of O’Neill won two round trip tickets to any Southwest Airlines destination

• Third Prize winner: Barry Trevarrow of Omaha won the 50” flat screen TV

Athlete Drawing Winner
Congratulations to Kevin Daily! He is from the Hastings Alumni team and this year’s Big Red Raffle athlete drawing winner. He receives a Mini iPad.

Top Selling Team
O’Neill takes honors for the top selling team. The O’Neill team sold 404 books and 314 individual tickets for a grand total of $9,650. The top selling team gets $1,000 cash deposited into their account. Great job O’Neill team!

Top Selling Athlete In Each Region
East Region: David Harkey
East Central Region: Dylan Cullison
West Region: Alena Kennedy
West Central Region: Eme Aufdenkamp

These four athletes sold the most Big Red Raffle tickets in their regions. For their hard work, they each receive a $50 Visa Gift Card.

The Teams are the big winners!

This was a big year for the raffle! All teams raised a total of $119,177.03. 100% of the proceeds of the raffle is credited to each team who sells tickets, so all Special Olympic Nebraska teams who sold tickets are big winners!

Special Olympics Nebraska athlete Bill Drackley of the Papillion team came to the state office to draw the winners. Thanks Bill!