The 12th group of five weekly winners took home a total of $35,000 in Thursday’s Butte-Silver Bow COVID-19 Vaccine Sweepstakes ceremony at the Butte Civic Center.
Thursday's winners were Patti Maldonado, $10,000; Dan Weldon, $10,000; Ella Collins, accompanied by her mother Megan, $5,000; Sherry Goodman, $5,000; and Caitlyn Gross, $5,000.
The sweepstakes began June 24, and since then, a total of $420,000 has been awarded to 60 people. Through Sept. 30, $35,000 will be awarded weekly with a total of $525,000 to be given away to Butte-Silver Bow residents who are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.
The next COVID-19 pop-up vaccination clinic will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Butte Farmers Market in Uptown Butte.
Vaccines are also available at Safeway on Massachusetts; Walgreens; CVS; Walmart; the Medical Arts Pharmacy next to St. James Healthcare; the Butte-Silver Bow Health Department; and Southwest Montana Community Health Center.