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Five Lottery Players Win Travel Getaways In 'Destination Iowa' Drawing

'Winners Selected Wednesday For Promotion's Gift Cards

DES MOINES, Iowa - Five lottery players won travel getaways Wednesday in an initiative from the Iowa Lottery, Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa Tourism Office.

Lottery officials conducted the drawing in the "Destination Iowa" promotion on Wednesday, selecting the prize winners of gift cards to five vacation spots in the state. The winners are:

  • Frank Rasko of Indianola, who won a getaway to Honey Creek Resort State Park on Rathbun Lake in south-central Iowa.
  • Donna Hartman of West Burlington, who won a getaway to Café Dodici and Dodici Night Suite in Washington.
  • Ronald Gunnare of Davenport, who won a getaway to the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Historic Park Inn Hotel in Mason City.
  • Kelli Ruth of Orient, who won a getaway to King's Pointe Waterpark Resort in Storm Lake.
  • Katie Ehler of Holstein, who won a getaway to Harrah's Council Bluffs Casino and Hotel.

Destination Iowa offered $300 gift cards to each of the vacation spots. Lottery players made more than 116,000 entries in the promotion from March 6 through Monday.