announces winners of art & balloon fest giveaway
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[August 28, 2009]
Keith Snyder and 5th Ward Alderman Jeff Hoinacki, the city council's
coordinator for the Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival, have announced
the winners in the city's art and balloon
prime sponsor of the festival, the city of receives several benefits
and complimentary items. This year the city chose to share those
benefits with the citizens and taxpayers of Lincoln, the folks who
underwrite the cost of the city's sponsorship and every other
activity of city government.
There were 223 entries in the
giveaway contest. Boxes for entries were placed in City Hall, the
Lincoln Public Library and the offices of the Lincoln/Logan County
Chamber of Commerce. The winners' names were pulled from all the
entries in a drawing conducted in the mayor's office at 5:30 p.m.
Listed below are the winners and their prize packages:
Two grand prize winners: Reshma
Patel, 1660 Pulaski St., and Chantel Mills, 226 Rochelle Ave.
Balloon ride on
festival weekend (weather permitting, as determined by pilot)
wristbands for the Logan County Airport
Two art and balloon
Art and balloon fest T-shirt
One first-prize winner: Regina
Board, 543 Fifth St.
Two second-prize winners: Emilie
Lowe, 100 Allison, and Annie Kenney, 330 N. College
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Four third-prize winners: Deb DeJarnette, 927 Pulaski St.; Marvin
Knutilla, 235 Heritage; Ron Otto, 319 Lincoln Ave.; and Glenda
Skelton, 919 S. College St.
"We want to thank everyone who entered,”
Hoinacki said. “We feel like we had a good
response for our first year, and we look forward to building on it
Snyder added: "We want to thank the chamber of commerce for their
support of our giveaway and for the excellent and tireless work they
do in planning and executing the Art & Balloon Festival each year.
The city of Lincoln encourages everyone to get out and take part in
as many festival activities as you can. It will be a great weekend
with a lot of fun at the airport, downtown, Postville Courthouse and
all around our community."
[Text from file received from the
city of Lincoln]