Las Vegas, NV - August 05, 2021
Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak was joined by Dina Titus, Congresswoman for Nevada’s 1st congressional district, and Frank Hawk, Vice President of Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters, at the Carpenters Union Hall to announce the fifth round of winners for Vax Nevada Days, a public health incentive program launched last month.
A total of 226 vaccinated individuals aged 12 and older were drawn as A total of 204 vaccinated individuals aged 12 and older were drawn as winners in the fifth Vax Nevada Days drawing. Some recipients who live in the Las Vegas area were in attendance for this week’s live reveal, but winners are located throughout the state.
Winners will be announced every Thursday through Aug. 26, when a $1 million grand-prize winner will be named.
“I want to thank Frank Hawk, vice president of the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters, 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 were rewarded that was read during tonight’s event. Other winners for this week’s drawings preferred not to have their names announced or are still being contacted to claim their prize, following the procedures laid out in the official Vax Nevada Day rules.
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:
Cash prizes announced tonight include:
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:
The event live stream is available on the Nevada Health Response YouTube channel.
The next prize announcement is scheduled for August 12. To be eligible to win, Nevadans must have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. With drawings happening for the next five weeks, the earlier Nevadans are vaccinated, the more chances they’ll have to win.
Vax Nevada Days is a promotion of Immunize Nevada in partnership with the State of Nevada. Giveaways are sponsored by Immunize Nevada and made possible through funds from the American Rescue Plan from the State of Nevada.
Information on the COVID-19 vaccine can be found at nvcovidfighter.org or by calling 1.800.401.0946.