Grand Prize Draws to take place on March 23, 2012
FEBRUARY 24, 2012 (WINNIPEG, MB) – St. Boniface Hospital Foundation (STBHF) today announced that all 55,000 tickets for its 2012 Mega Million Choices Lottery, as well as all 50/50 Plus Draw tickets, have been sold – just 36 days after the Lottery’s launch!
“St. Boniface Hospital Foundation is always looking for ways to keep its Mega Million Choices Lottery innovative and exciting for customers. For 2012, we put together our largest prize offering ever – more than $2.7 million in homes, cars, trips, electronics and cash – and the public responded with great excitement,” says John Graham, Chair, St. Boniface Hospital Foundation Lotteries. “Not only are we going to make some lucky ticket purchasers big prize winners, we are also going to grant an incredible amount of money to St. Boniface Hospital thanks to the funds raised through this lottery.”
As we outlinedin our Terms and Conditions, since all tickets for the 2012 Mega Million Lottery were sold before midnight, February 24, draws for most prizes will be held on earlier, alternative dates.
- Bonus Prize Draws will take place as planned. The Ultimate Sports Package #1 will be drawn for on Friday, February 24, at 9 a.m. at the STBHF office, and the Ultimate Sports Package #2 will be drawn for on Friday, March 9, at 9 a.m. Both draws will take place at the STBHF office, located at C1026 – 409 Taché Avenue.
- Early Bird Prize Draws will be held on Wednesday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- All remaining prizes, with the exception of the Grand Prizes and the 50/50 Plus Draw, will immediately follow the Early Bird Prize Draws on Wednesday, March 21, and will continue on Thursday, March 22, at 9 a.m.
- The Grand Prize Draws and the 50/50 Plus Draw will be held on Friday, March 23, 2012, from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Super Grand Prize Show Home, located at 42 Cypress Ridge, Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Draws will be broadcast on CTV Morning Live.
“On behalf of everyone at St. Boniface Hospital, thank you!” says Chuck LaFlèche, President and CEO, St. Boniface Hospital Foundation. “Money raised through the St. Boniface Hospital Lotteries Program has an incredible impact on patient care and medical research St. Boniface Hospital. When you support St. Boniface Hospital Lotteries, everybody wins.”
St. Boniface Hospital Foundation was founded in 1971 and is the primary fundraising organization for St. BonifaceHospital. The Foundation is dedicated to making possible the many innovations in health research and patient care taking place at the Hospital. St. Boniface Hospital is a leader in innovative, proficient patient care delivered with genuine compassion. Research at St. Boniface Hospital is where opportunities for health innovation and discovery are created; where discovery is translated into practice to improve human health; where today’s best minds are helping to shape tomorrow’s.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communications
St. Boniface Hospital Foundation
Ph. 204-235-3966 Fax 204-231-0041