And the Winner is…
Mary Korpi wins the SME Foundation Benefit Sweepstakes Grand Prize in Salt Lake City
Thanks to Cashman Equipment Company, the sponsor of the 2022 SME Foundation Benefit Sweepstakes at MINEXCHANGE 2022 SME Annual Conference & Expo in Salt Lake City, Mary Korpi of Reno, NV is the grand prize winner of the Hawaiian Paradise Vacation for two (valued at $7,500). Second prize went to Tom Rauch, President-Technical Services at McCarl’s LLC, who won the getaway trip to Las Vegas (valued at $1,500). Other exciting prizes included five CAT Cooler Prize packs valued at $550 each and three $50 Southwest Airlines gift cards that went to the following winners: Tom Hilderbrand, Lydia Hull, Rick Kallenborn, Jordan Mathews, Michael Molitor, Todd Sanville, Bob Schafer and Karly Winfield.
The 2022 SME Foundation Benefit Sweepstakes drawing was held at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah and was livestreamed over SME Facebook just before the close of the 2022 SME Conference & Expo Exhibit Hall on Wednesday, March 2. After enjoying drinks, desserts and much anticipation, Karl Ehlert of Cashman Equipment Company and Steve Holmes, SME Foundation President announced the lucky winners of the sweepstakes.
Online sweepstake ticket sales began in December 2021 and quickly increased during the final days before the close of the MINEXCHANGE 2022 SME Annual Conference & Expo. The SME Foundation would like to thank everyone who participated in the sweepstakes this year. A total of 12,775 tickets were purchased. Thank you to Cashman Equipment Company for the generous donation of the amazing prizes.