DO IT FOR BABYDOG: Gov. Justice announces final round of winners in vaccination sweepstakes


CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice has announced the 51 winners of the 7th and final prize giveaway of the “Do it for Babydog: Save a life, Change your life” Vaccination Sweepstakes.

Wally Board from Spencer in Roane County was presented with the grand prize of the sweepstakes: a check in the amount of $1,588,000.

Kara Waldeck – a pharmacy worker in Charles Town – was presented with the sweepstakes’ runner-up prize of $588,000.

Additionally, Paul Swartz – a dietitian at Jackie Withrow Hospital in Beckley – and Megan Landsberg from Vienna were announced as the winners of a pair of brand-new, custom-outfitted trucks.

Cheylan Cummings of Gary, WV, and Ashley Goots of Bridgeport were named as the winners of two full four-year scholarships to any public institution in the state.

Additional prizes announced include five lifetime hunting licenses, five lifetime fishing licenses, five custom hunting rifles, five custom hunting shotguns, and 25 weekend getaways to West Virginia State Parks.

$1,588,000 Cash Prize Winner
Wally Board, Spencer

$588,000 Cash Prize Winner
Kara Waldeck, Charles Town

Custom-Outfitted Truck Winners
Megan Landsberg, Vienna
Paul Swartz, Beckley

College Scholarship Winners
Cheylan Cummings, Gary
Ashley Goots, Bridgeport

Lifetime Hunting License Winners
Joan Blankenship, Lerona
Jessica Farley, Reedsville
Travis Moreland, Bunker Hill
Sharon Pinardo, Shady Spring
Steven Zubrzycki, St. Albans

Lifetime Fishing License Winners
Donald Bryant, Davin
Karen Richards, Hedgesville
Ronald Richards, Minden
Kimbra Stamper, Millwood
Dallas Williams, Elkview

Custom Hunting Rifle Winners
Vesta Linda Burgin, Beckley
Dale Heinritz, Harrisville
Patricia McCoy, Oceana
Dreama Messinger, Ranger
Christopher Rozycki, Morgantown

Custom Hunting Shotgun Winners
Linda Ashworth, Ashton
Edith Browning, Weston
Michael Durgan, Charleston
Richard Timko, Moundsville
Joyce Underwood, Grantsville

State Park Weekend Getaway Winners
Martha Bryant, Point Pleasant
Phil Burleyson, Tunnelton
Linda K. Cipoletti, Cross Lanes
Alexander Coburn, Sinks Grove
David Dulaney, Colliers
Jo Flynn, Craigsville
James Howard, New Haven
Torie Jackson, Pennsboro
Ernest Johnson, Edmond
Edna LeMasters, Huttonsville
Alexandra Lengyel, Weirton
Angela Lovejoy, Powellton
Jeffrey Lowe, Wallace
Larry Ludwick, Salem
Rory Marant, St. Marys
Raegan Marshall, Weirton
Sarah Meeks, Sistersville
Elizabeth Mitchell, Franklin
Jason Moore, Philippi
Martin Poole, Vienna
Charles Rosser, Bridgeport
Jerry Rush, Moorefield
Bulah Sharrock, Bluefield
Linda Tracy, Slaty Fork
Jacqueline Wilson, Clarksburg
For additional prize announcements…

Free COVID-19 vaccinations are currently available to all West Virginians ages 12 and older.

All West Virginians interested in being vaccinated are encouraged to visit or call the West Virginia Vaccine Info Line: 1-833-734-0965. The info line is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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