Two $50,000 Vax Nevada prize winners from Reno

Winners of $5,000 college savings plans introduced at a Vas Nevada drawing at Renown Health.
Winners of $5,000 college savings plans introduced at a Vas Nevada drawing at Renown Health.(KOLO)
Published: Jul. 29, 2021 at 6:11 PM PDT|Updated: Jul. 29, 2021 at 8:07 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - UPDATE: Two Reno residents picked up $50,000 prizes Thursday during the weekly Vax Nevada drawing announced by Gov. Steve Sisolak.

Juan Z. of Reno won a $50,000 college savings plan and Sisolak called him to tell him he won.

Allison A. of Reno won a $50,000 prize and was traveling and couldn’t be there at Renown Health were Sisolak announced the winners.

There are five more Thursday drawings left and in the final drawing the $1 million prize winner will be announced. There were 226 winners in Thursday’s drawing.

Other Northern Nevada winners were:

  • $5,000 savings plan winners: Norhan A. from Sparks, Ella C. from Minden, David W. of Reno and Sawyer P. of Sparks.
  • $1,000 cash prize winners: Douglas L. of Reno, Castor B. of Sparks and Jaymee O. of Fernley.

Nevadans who have received at least one vaccine dose are eligible to win.

ORIGINAL STORY: Gov. Steve Sisolak and Immunize Nevada will announce the fourth Vax Nevada Days winners Thursday at 6 p.m. at Hometown Health in south Reno. This week one Nevada resident will be awarded $250,000.

Vax Nevada Days will dole out $5 million in cash and prizes to nearly 2,000 Nevada residents who have initiated the COVID-19 vaccine process. Announcements will be made every Thursday from July 8 through August 26, when the grand prize winner of $1 million will be announced.

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