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


Heather Coburn becomes sweepstakes’ 3rd million-dollar prize winner
BLUEFIELD, WV – One West Virginian’s life was changed forever today when she received a surprise visit at work from Gov. Jim Justice.

Heather Coburn, who works at Bill Cole Automall in Bluefield, joined her coworkers for a staff meeting this afternoon. What she didn’t know was that the Governor and Babydog would make a surprise appearance and announce her name has been drawn as the lucky winner of the latest million-dollar prize in the “Do it for Babydog: Save a life, Change your life” Vaccination Sweepstakes.
The Governor presented Coburn 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 man from Fairmont and surprised another man from Clendenin 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.
JULY 7, 2021

$1 Million Winner
Heather Coburn, Princeton

Custom-Outfitted Truck Winners
William Harris, Clendenin
James Sanson, Fairmont

College Scholarship Winners
Devin Dawson, Alma
Paige Stanley, Parkersburg

Lifetime Hunting License Winners
Joshua Butler, Charleston
Tiffani Hendershot, Parkersburg
Tina Holloway, Upper Tract
Amanda Loftis, Danville
Samuel Powell, Morgantown

Lifetime Fishing License Winners
Chelsea Bonnett, Nitro
Charles Dohring, Huntington
Michelle Holland, Morgantown
Christopher Smith, Bunker Hill
Sherry Sprinkel, Valley Bend

Custom Hunting Rifle Winners
Tiffany Granger, Princeton
Jon Oberly, Morgantown
Carolyn Parrish, Charleston
Andrea Preston, Union
Sheila Rodgers, Moundsville

Custom Hunting Shotgun Winners
Roger Cunningham, Elkview
Wima Keffer, Coal City
Tonya Myers, Morgantown
Michael Perdue, Oak Hill
Lisa Wright, Princeton

State Park Weekend Getaway Winners
Derek Alvis, Princeton
William Ray Arbogast, Wellsburg
Judith Bright, Sutton
Lois Cadle, Cross Lanes
Jeremy Clem, Barboursville
Leah Coburn, Princeton
Holly Conrad, Barboursville
Kelly Dayfield, St. Albans
Roy Durst, Mount Alto
Nancy Giacomo, Boomer
Earnest Gwinn, Meadow Bridge
Kimberly Holder, Alum Creek
Chris Jones, Pennboro
Orlyn Kelley, South Charleston
Terry J. Kidd, Fraziers Bottom
Charles Lockard, Ridgeley
Angalete McBrayer, Racine
Amy McIntire, Lewisburg
Robert Rinehart, Dixie
Jacob Smith, Arthurdale
Janet Smith, Vienna
Ethan Stack, Crab Orchard
Cheryl Wayts, Tallmansville
Cheryl Weaver, Grafton
Han Wu, St. Albans

Vaccinated West Virginians have four 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 for an opportunity to join the list of winners.
Online registration to be eligible to win in the next prize drawing will remain open until Sunday, July 11, at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Winners will be announced next Wednesday, July 14.

Additional prize drawings will be held weekly, with winners being announced each Wednesday through August 4.
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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