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Jingle Bells ticket deadline is Friday, Jan. 3

BY Anna Erickson

The clock is ticking so check those Jingle Bells tickets before Friday.

The number one $5,000 Jingle Bells ticket holder has not yet claimed the prize. Several other $500 prizes are also up for grabs as of Monday, Dec. 30.

Friday, Jan. 3 at 12:01 p.m. all remaining Jingle Bells prizes will be awarded, unless the number one ticket holder – or a subordinate in some cases – comes forward.

The $5,000 winning Jingle Bells number is 0234486.

Several prizes have been awarded already. Gloria Mulder of Park Rapids was the first person to claim a $500 prize. She had the #1 ticket in the fifth drawing. Her ticket was received while shopping at Hugo’s Family Marketplace. She plans on using some of her winnings to help defer the cost of a new fireplace insert that was recently installed. She works in the kitchen at St. Joseph’s Area Health Services.

Barbara Iverson of Nevis also won a $500 prize. She had the #1 ticket in the 11th drawing. She received her ticket while shopping at Dorset Corner Liquors. She has been retired for 10 years and has been thinking about a vacation down south.

Vicki Schroeder of Nevis has claimed a $500 prize. She had the #1 ticket in the eighth drawing and received her ticket while shopping at Walmart. She recently had some work done on her furnace and plans are to use the prize money to help with the cost. She works at the Park Rapids Area High School.

Cheryl Carlson of Menahga picked up her $500 prize. She had the #1 ticket in the second drawing. She received her ticket while shopping at L&M Fleet Supply. Her prize money came just in time to do some car repair.

The Jingle Bells Sweepstakes encourages people to explore the businesses and services in Park Rapids and the surrounding areas.

To see a list of the winning Jingle Bells numbers go to the Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce or Call 732-4111 for more information.

Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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