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Georgia Lottery Announces Mega Road Trip Winners

Sunday, July 10, 2005

ATLANTA - Eleven lucky Georgia Lottery players are heading from the Peach State to the Golden State with the Georgia Lottery's Mega Road Trip promotion. As the Georgia Lottery Corporation continues to welcome California to Mega Millions, the Georgia Lottery has awarded 11 trips for two to California to see the Atlanta Braves play the San Francisco Giants.

Mega Road Trip Grand Prize winners were announced and introduced during the Atlanta Braves game on Sunday, July 10.

Lucky Grand Prize winners of the Mega Road Trip promotion are:

§ Millie Bergen - Brooks, Ga.
§ Teri Brewer - Boynton Beach, Fla.
§ Motea Jackson - Fort Valley, Ga.
§ Robert Jones III - Chattanooga, Tenn.
§ Patsy Lamb - Leesburg, Ga.
§ Dori Lapp - Columbus, Ga.
§ Evelyn Miles - Fortville, Ind.
§ Karlene Robinson - Covington, Ga.
§ Kay Robinson - Cartersville, Ga.
§ James Tanner - Brooklet, Ga.
§ Ezra Wilson - Bowdon, Ga.

The Georgia Lottery is teaming up with the Atlanta Braves, Delta Air Lines and Marriott International for the Mega Road Trip promotion. Georgia Lottery players entered a Mega Millions second chance drawing for the opportunity to win one of 11 trips for two to the West Coast to watch the Braves play the San Francisco Giants.

Grand Prize packages include: two round-trip tickets on Delta Air Lines from Atlanta to San Francisco; three-night, double-occupancy hotel accommodations provided by the San Francisco Downtown Marriott; two tickets to each of the Braves vs. Giants games on July 18, 19, and 20; and $300 spending money.

Karlene Robinson is looking forward to her trip to San Francisco and exclaims, "I'm so excited. I can't wait to go!" She also won a chance to participate in a qualifying event for the Georgia Lottery's recent Million-Dollar Hoopla promotion.

Mrs. Robinson, 50, graduated from DeKalb Technical Institute on a HOPE Grant. "Everyone can get a head start with HOPE," she says. "I really think it's the best."

Millie Bergen was thrilled to hear that she won. "I love the Georgia Lottery!" proclaims the 57-year-old. "This will be my first trip to San Francisco. I want to ride on a cable car and eat on Fisherman's Wharf."

Ezra Wilson, 60, says, "I love it! I'm excited. We can go out there and just have fun and rest and relax."

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corporation has returned over $7.4 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs. These include Georgia’s HOPE scholarship program; a statewide, voluntary pre-kindergarten program for four-year-olds; and a wide range of technological and capital upgrades for the state’s schools, technical institutes, colleges, universities and public libraries.

 

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