Raffle Winners Announced

October 09, 2017

The keys to a 2017 Chevy Colorado will be presented Tuesday, October 10 at 11:00 a.m. at Ryan Chevrolet to Connie Meyer of Westby, Montana, grand prize winner in the annual Høstfest Heritage Raffle at Norsk Høstfest. Connie’s name was drawn and announced on the Great Hall of the Vikings stage, Saturday, September 30. Ryan Family Dealerships is the major sponsor of the annual grand prize.


Høstfest Heritage Foundation operates the raffle on behalf of Norsk Høstfest, in conjunction with the Minot Soccer Association. Profits are divided between the Minot Soccer Association and Norsk Høstfest after expenses are met. Minot Soccer Association invests in youth-oriented programs. Raffle tickets were sold for $10.00 each.


Høstfest President David Reiten calls the annual HHF raffle “a wonderful example of how corporate sponsorship sustains Norsk Høstfest. Congratulations to Connie Meyer, and a big thank you to Ryan Family Dealerships, Knowles Jewelry, Conlin’s Furniture, and Scheels, and the Minot Soccer Association for sponsoring the raffle and providing the sales team.”


On hand for the presentation will be Dennis Gumke, Norsk Høstfest Director of Corporate Relations, Tanya Burke, Minot Soccer Association representative, Kathy Gaddie, owner, Ryan Family Dealerships and Mary Prough, General Manager, Ryan Chevrolet.


The second prize, a 14k, white gold custom-designed pendant featuring over 40 diamonds and rubies from Knowles, was won by Beverly Rohrer of Minot.


The third prize, His & Hers Ekornes Stressless Recliners & Ottomans from Conlin’s Furniture was won by Liz Weeks of Minot.


The 4th, 5th and 6th prizes were two $1,000 and one $500 Gift Cards from Scheels, and won respectively by Paul Gellstad, of Sawyer, Sharon Toy of Drake and Des Brown of Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada.