Saturday, November 4th marked the Rice Lake Snow Drifters 21st annual Elimination Draw at Elmhirst Resort. 181 excited people who had purchased a ticket for the draw waited anxiously to see if their name would be the lucky winner of a Arctic Cat Lynx Snowmobile from Cat Shack, a Polaris four-wheeler from Todd Equipment, a covered trailer from Trailers Plus or $6000.
While enjoying a wonderful roast beef dinner served by Elmhirst staff the names were drawn one at a time.
1st out and winning $100 was Tim Post
50th out and winning $100 was Elizabeth Foster
100th out and winning $100 was Cole Shear
150th out and winning $100 was Weil Hammersma
...and finally there were 10 left. All except one was there and were drawn out in the following order:
191st out was Ken Luff
192nd out was Jennifer Ellis
193rd out was John VanZelm
194th out was Ashley Collings
195th out was Amanda Stillman
196th out was Julie Atkins
197th out was Ken Burton
...and then there were 3. You could feel the excitement in the room.
198th out and winning $200 was Ann Beausoleil
199th out and winning $300 was David Linton
AND THE WINNER WAS...
Robert Neesom who has opted to take the four wheeler from Todd’s Equipment.