MILLION-DOLLAR WINNER: Gov. Justice surprises Morgantown woman with $1 million check through “Do it for Babydog” Vaccination Sweepstakes

6/30/2021

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Sharon Turner becomes sweepstakes’ second million-dollar prize winner
MORGANTOWN, WV – One West Virginian’s life was changed forever today when she received a surprise visit from Gov. Jim Justice.

Sharon Turner was personally greeted by the Governor and Babydog, who shared the exciting news that she was the lucky West Virginian whose name had been drawn as the latest million-dollar prize winner of the “Do it for Babydog: Save a life, Change your life” Vaccination Sweepstakes.
The Governor presented Turner with a ceremonial check for $1 million.
The million-dollar giveaway was just one of 50 “Do it for Babydog” Vaccination Sweepstakes prizes announced by Gov. Justice today. 
Earlier in the day, Gov. Justice also surprised a woman from Frankford and surprised another woman from Parkersburg with brand-new custom-outfitted trucks.

Additional West Virginians were announced as “Do it for Babydog” winners this morning for prizes including two full four-year scholarships to any public institution in the state, 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.
FULL LIST OF “DO IT FOR BABYDOG” PRIZE WINNERS
JUNE 30, 2021

$1 Million Winner
Sharon Turner, Morgantown

Custom-Outfitted Truck Winners
Tracy Brownell, Frankford
Ciara Jacobs, Parkersburg

College Scholarship Winners
Jenna Atwell, Paynesville
Brendon Lee, Falling Waters

Lifetime Hunting License Winners
Larry Wayne Cox, Lindside
Andrea Lamb, Weston
Donna Montgomery, Masontown
Paul O'Dell, Canvas
Floyd Teter, Terra Alta

Lifetime Fishing License Winners
Patrick Bowles, Ashford
Abigail Mullins, Alderson
William Perkins, Washington
Keith Reed, Matoaka
Sharon Shaffer, Bruceton Mills

Custom Hunting Rifle Winners
Aimee Cain, Elkins
Lindsay Erwin, Cross Lanes
Denzil Lynch, Elizabeth
Donald Reed, Princeton
Jason Vance, Beckley

Custom Hunting Shotgun Winners
David Abraham, Charleston
Crystal Lockhart, Winfield
Marvin Maynar, Verdunville
Joyce Westfall, Clarksburg
David White, Ravenswood

State Park Weekend Getaway Winners
Darrell Adkins, Lorado
Larry Arbogas, Scarbro
Judith Ash, Salem
Michelle Barr, New Haven
Amber Blankenship, Wheeling
Marion Brewer, Comfort
Tina Browning, Milton
Tracy Gore, Accoville
Renea Hetrick, Morgantown
Ariana Hydorn, Barboursville
James Jackson, Gassaway
Mark Klug, Wheeling
Pauletta Kovalski, Wheeling
Melissa Mayes, Point Pleasant
Robert McMahon, Follansbee
Robin Myers, Lumberport
Breanna Schoonover, Parkersburg
Janet Slider, Paden City
Danielle Stanley, Parkersburg
Pete Stark, Huntington
Brian Tephabock, Masontown
Shane Tyree, Beaver
Steven Utley, Lost Creek
Robert Waskey, Ravenswood
Mary Anne Young, Nitro
“DO IT FOR BABYDOG” VACCINE SWEEPSTAKES INFO
Vaccinated West Virginians have five more chances to win in the “Do it for Babydog: Save a life, Change your life” Vaccination Sweepstakes.

All West Virginians who have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine can register at DoitforBabydog.wv.gov for an opportunity to join the list of winners.
CLICK TO REGISTER
Online registration to be eligible to win in the next prize drawing will remain open until Sunday, July 4, at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Winners will be announced next Wednesday, July 7.

Additional prize drawings will be held weekly, with winners being announced each Wednesday through August 4.
REGISTRATION DEADLINES & PRIZE GIVEAWAY SCHEDULE
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 Vaccinate.wv.gov 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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