Governor Justice announces first round of winners of the “Babydog Sweepstakes”
CHARLESTON, W.Va (WDTV) - Governor Justice announced the first round of winners in the “Do it for Babydog: Save a Life, Change your Life” Sweepstakes. This initiative to encourage West Virginians to get vaccinated against Covid-19.
The governor started off by thanking residents for doing their part to keep the state together during the pandemic.
He said, there was still work to do with just 44% of the population vaccinated according to the latest update from the DHHR.
The governor said that while vaccinated West Virginians could be entered in a drawing to win prizes. Non-vaccinated West Virginians were in a drawing of their own.
“You’re in a drawing right now. If you choose not to get vaccinated and the drawing is the drawing for your life. You know when it really boils right down to it. You’re in a drawing every single day, if you choose not to get vaccinated,” he said.
The governor went on to announce the winners for the first round of the “Babydog Sweepstakes.” 11 of those winners were from our area.
College Scholarship Winner
Rebecca Osborne, Hurricane
Lifetime Fishing License Winners
Joshua Rakosi, Morgantown
Custom Hunting Rifle Winners
Charles Moats, Philippi
Bryan Price, Hurricane
Christy Reger, Nutter Fort
Justin Myers, Hurricane
Custom Hunting Shotgun Winners
Xavier Alston, Fairmont
Stephen Barberio, Clarksburg
State Park Weekend Getaway Winners
Thomas Binns, Elkins
Mary Anne Seckel, Morgantown
Caroline White, Fairmont
However, no one in our area won the biggest prize of all $1,000,000. Karen Foley of Mineral Wells was named the winner of that prize.
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