CALGARY, AB, October 29, 2017 — If you were one of the many supporters of this year’s Alberta Cancer Foundation’s Cash and Cars Lottery, give yourself a pat on the back. Thanks to your ticket purchase, you’ve helped support the Foundation and the 17 cancer centres it funds across the province.
Without further ado, here are the winners:
No doubt having their names called out on live TV was surreal, but for the Grand Prize winners, hearing their names was surely a life-changing moment. As the Grand Prize #1 winner, Thomas Zuorro of Calgary, Alberta (Ticket #20486901) is the proud new owner of a $1.4 million dollar home in Calgary and a 2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid, PLUS $5,000 cash. Not to be outdone, Grand Prize winner #2, Margaret Carswell of Turin, Alberta (Ticket #20309202) won a custom 3,778 sq. ft. fully furnished bungalow in Edmonton with a 2017 Toyota Corolla IM AND $5,000 cash.
Walking away with a whopping $730,000 is 50/50 winner, Daniel LaForest of Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta (Ticket #70719806). The 50/50 reached a whopping $1,460,000 this year!
These winners better unpack their swimsuits and travel clothes, they’ve just won some incredible vacations!
- Gerald Millette of Calgary, Alberta (Ticket #40060609) won – Hawaii island cruise (2 adults, 7 nights) includes $100.00 on board credit and all meals)
- Konrad Zach of Duffield, Alberta (Ticket #20995801) won– Tour of Dublin, Ireland (2 adults, 9 days)
- Liya Mathew of Calgary, Alberta (Ticket #30461302) won – Hotel Riu Emerald Bay, Mazatlan, Mexico (2 adults, 7 nights,) all-inclusive
- Faye Benwood of Calgary, Alberta (Ticket #21387902) and Mark Lencucha of Lethbridge, Alberta (Ticket #40090702) won – Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas (2 adults, 3 nights)
- Raelynn Schreiber of Red Deer, Alberta (Ticket #12194901) and Laura Silver of Calgary, Alberta (Ticket #40205407) won – Hilton Hotel Golf Resort, Palm Springs (2 adults, 4 nights) car rental included
Driving off with their winnings (or taking the cash equivalent of the prizes) are:
- John Deunk of Brooks, Alberta (Ticket #40143012) won – 2017 BMW 330xi OR $50,000 Cash
- Bryan Brown of Alberta (Ticket #20559101) won – 2017 Ford Escape SE 201A OR $33,000 Cash
- Dave Guyett of Alberta (Ticket #40079310) won – 2017 MINI Cooper Countryman ALL4 OR $33,500 Cash
- Tim Shmigelsky of Edmonton, Alberta (Ticket #30181805) won – 2017 INFINITI QX60 AWD OR $47,000 Cash
- Halid Duska of Calgary, Alberta (Ticket #40171809) won – 2017 Honda Ridgeline Touring OR $43,000 Cash
- Colleen and Ernie Boucher of Hillcrest Mines, Alberta (Ticket #21860302) won – 2017 Jeep Renegade Sport 4×4 OR $29,000 Cash
- Curtis Hodge of Calgary, Alberta (Ticket #40298209) won – 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Limited OR $36,000 Cash
- Bert Kadijk of Lethbridge, Alberta (Ticket #21333702) won – 2017 Acura RDX Tech OR $42,000 Cash
- Ala Yuhya of Airdrie, Alberta (Ticket #30388603) won – 2017 Honda Civic Sedan Touring OR $25,000 Cash
- Eileen Parczen of Edmonton, Alberta (Ticket #11561001) won – 2017 Chevrolet Cruze LT Hatch OR $21,000 Cash
For a full list of all major winners, please see the 2017 Alberta Cancer Foundation Cash and Cars Lottery Major Winners page.
For a detailed list of prizes and information about the lottery, check out the 2017 Alberta Cancer Foundation Cash and Cars Lottery reference page.