Foundation announces 2019 raffle winners!

Attention Professional Land Surveyors and friends :

 

The drawing for the ten Raffle Prizes was held Friday, February 8, 2019 at 8:00 PM after the Illinois Professional Land Surveyor’s Installation Banquet and the results were as follows :

First Prize........Robert Weaver, Granger, Indiana… ...……..$1,581.00

Second Prize....Robert Iltis, Cobden, Illinois…..…..…….....$  843.20

Third Prize......Jerry Christoph, Palatine, Illinois…...............$  632.40

Fourth Prize....Joe Novak, Winthrop Harbor, Illinois...…….$  421.60

Fifth Prize.......Nancy Flary, Lake Villa, Illinois……............$  210.80

Sixth Prize......Darren Helms, Washington, Indiana...........…$  105.40

Seventh Prize..Richard Overmyer, Chatham, Illinois……….$  105.40

Eighth Prize....John Thornhill, St. Charles, Illinois……..…..$  105.40

Ninth Prize.....Mike Matzke, Springfield, Illinois……….......$  105.40

Tenth Prize.....Jim Abbitt, East Moline, Illinois.…..………..$  105.40

 

As you can see we were unable to sell the 2,500 tickets we had set as a goal. That’s the bad news, but the good news is that we did sell 527 tickets for a total of $10,540.00.  After the prize money of $4,216.00 was paid, we added $6,324.00 to our scholarship fund. Thank all of you who participated this year in our scholarship fund raiser.

 

The Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Foundation is a 501-C3 Foundation registered with the State of Illinois, the IRS, and the Illinois AG.  As such, all donations are tax deductible, but also any prizes are taxable.  YOU’RE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE TAXES!!

 

This year the Foundation committed $9,000.00 for Scholarships.

 

 

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                                                                                           Duane E. Weiss

                                                                                    I.P.L.S.F. Raffle Director