Grand Blanc woman wins $1 million prize in MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes

MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes
MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes(State of Michigan)
Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 7:18 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 21, 2021 at 12:33 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - A Grand Blanc woman is the first big winner of the MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes.

Wednesday, Governor. Gretchen Whitmer announced the second round of winners in the MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes.

The state launched the sweepstakes with $5 million in cash and college scholarships to incentivize Michiganders to get vaccinated against COVID-19, and reach the state’s goal of a 70% vaccination rate.

Four winners were announced during the first drawing last week:

  • July 1- Amber Berger of New Baltimore
  • July 2- Adrienne Peterson of Southfield
  • July 3- Christopher Ackerman of Detroit
  • July 4- Larita Lee of Wyoming

As of Wednesday, 62.7% of state residents ages 16 or older had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Over 1 million have signed up for the MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes.

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