Two days away from the St. Jude Dream Home giveaway

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AVON- The excitement is building at FOX 8 as we are getting ready to pull the winner for the 2015 FOX 8 St. Jude Dream Home this Thursday.

For three years in a row Buckingham Homes has built a stunning home valued at $500,000.  And for three years in a row the generous donors at Red Tail Golf Community donated the property.

The dream home is not the only ticket we will be pulling on Thursday morning.  Many prizes are at stake.  We will begin the festivities Thursday morning shortly after 5 a.m. on FOX 8 News in The Morning.  All 18-thousand verified tickets will be entered into the giant ticket drum by CPA Gregory D. Hostelley of Inner Circle Accounting and Tax Advisors.  Then during the 6 a.m. hour we will start pulling for the prizes.

You have a chance to win the following before 8am:

  • $1,500.00 dollars in visa gift cards from Bay Furnace,
  •  $1,500.00 gift certificate to Milano Monuments for a statue of your choice or toward a memorial stone
  •  $2,500 Panera Bread Prize Package
  • $1,500.00 in gas cards from Shell True North
  • $1,500.00 gift certificate to Conrad’s Tire Express
  • Total Car Care for either tires, service or maintenance
  • Set of bicycles both men’s and women’s 26” Giant Sedona Comfort Series bikes valued at over $1,000 from Bicycle Bill’s in Vermilion
  • $1,000 gift certificate from Perfect Power Wash for their services which includes:  house washing, roof cleaning, concrete cleaning, seal, gutter brightening, and gutter clean-out. 

If you are one of the lucky ticket holders to win one of these prizes, your ticket will go back into the drum for the big three.  We will then be drawing for the 10-thousand dollar hot tub from Litehouse Pools and Spas; whoever wins this will also have their ticket re-entered back into the drum.  How about a brand new car?  You could win one from the Nick Abraham Auto Mall.  All these prizes are available for those who purchased a $100 dollar ticket to the St. Jude Dream home.  Even the winner of the car has a chance to win the home as their ticket will return back into the drum.

Now if you didn’t get a chance to purchase a ticket .. just by touring the home during one of the open house dates you could have entered to win $10-thousand dollars of La-Z-Boy furniture, plus an iPad from La-Z-Boy furniture and a Big Green Egg package from Litehouse Pools and Spas.  Your last chance to tour the home will be Wednesday, June 24th from 9am until 9pm.

It is going to be an exciting morning on Thursday.  All winners will be announced during FOX 8 News in The Morning and streamed live on Don't worry if you accidentally miss the segment, we will be contacting all the winners right after the show.

We can’t forget the reason behind all of this excitement.  Thanks to all those who purchased a ticket and helped on this campaign we were able to raise $1.8 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

**Click here for more on the St.Jude Dream Home campaign**

**Click here for a list of those who participated in building or helping with the dream home**