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Fifth round of Vax Nevada Day winners announced


Gov. Steve Sisolak was joined by Nevada Congress member Dina Titus and Frank Hawk, vice president of the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters, at the Carpenters Union Hall in Las Vegas for the announcement of the fifth round of winners for Vax Nevada Days.

The public health incentive program launched last month and will wrap up on Aug. 26, when a $1 million grand-prize winner will be named. In an effort to increase the number of vaccinated people in the state, $5 million in cash and prizes is being distributed.

“I want to thank Frank Hawk … for hosting us in this beautiful space,” Gov. Sisolak said. “The Carpenters have continued to safely construct hospitals, schools and vital infrastructure projects throughout the past 15 months. I am grateful for the continued efforts of all our partners – from labor and business partners who are keeping our economy going to healthcare workers on the front lines.” 

The following is a list of winners’ names and the amounts they won that was read during Thursday night’s event. Other winners for this week’s drawings preferred not to have their names announced or are still being contacted to claim their prizes.

Ten winners of $5,000 college savings plans to be used for any post-secondary education, including: 

  • Juan Luis G. From Sparks 
  • Sunny S. from Reno 
  • Sahana J. from Henderson 
  • William A. from Las Vegas  
  • Scarlette R. From Las Vegas 
  • Christion R. from Las Vegas 
  • Akemi N. from Las Vegas 
  • Charlotte L. from North Las Vegas 
  • Stella F. from North Las Vegas 
  • Angel M. from Las Vegas 

Three winners of $20,000 college savings plans to be used for any post-secondary education, including: 

  • Jack A. from Las Vegas 
  • Brooklyn V. from Las Vegas 

One winner of a $50,000 college savings plan to be used for any post-secondary education: 

  • Raymie P. from Las Vegas 

Ten $1,000 cash prize winners, including: 

  • Boyd P. from Spring Creek 
  • Hayden B. from Reno 
  • Karen P. from Henderson, And  
  • Angelica G. from Las Vegas 

Four $25,000 cash prize winners, including: 

  • Alvin C. from Reno  
  • Evelyn H. from Las Vegas  
  • Anh Duy H. from Las Vegas 
  • Edward M. from Las Vegas 

One $50,000 cash prize winner, including: 

  • Jenny R. from Henderson  
Jeri Chadwell
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Jeri Chadwell came to Reno from rural Nevada in 2004 to study anthropology at the University of Nevada, Reno. In 2012, she returned to the university for a master’s degree in journalism. She is the former associate and news editor of the Reno News & Review and is a recipient of first-place Nevada Press Association awards for investigative and business reporting. Jeri is passionate about Nevada’s history, politics and communities.