Mikey Ryll of Fort Frances wins $8,962 in the September 50/50

Riverside Foundation for Health Care is excited to announce that the winner of the September 50/50 jackpot is Mickey Ryll of Fort Frances, ON with the winning ticket number GG-3728777. Ryll is the lucky recipient of $8.962 with the same amount going to the Foundation. The draw was made Friday, September 30th at 11:00am in the Foundation Office.

Mickey, who has been purchasing tickets since the launch of the 50/50 said he has no idea yet what he will do with his winnings yet, but joked that it is karma as his wife has been known to give him a hard time about all his 50/50 ticket purchases. He indicated that he may do some work or his car, or put some of the funds aside for a trip.

Funds raised through the September draw will be supporting a new gynecological stretcher for the Obstetrics department valued at $8,000.The Riverside 50/50 will be taking a short break while the Riverside Foundation participates in the Split the Pot Lottery, a multi-hospital lottery that benefits you and Ontario hospitals. Set to launch October 19th, the Split the Pot Lottery will benefit twenty hospital foundations across Ontario while offering participants multiple opportunities to win. $10,000 in early bird prizes will be awarded in November with a grand prize draw taking place December 1st. The grand prize will be split thirteen ways with ten winners taking home 10% of the pot, two winners taking home 10% of the pot and one winner taking home 30% of the pot, with a guaranteed $25,000 in grand prizes awarded. Keep an eye on the Riverside Foundation Facebook page where more information on how to purchase tickets will be available soon. The Riverside 50/50 will relaunch in December.

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