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Truck on Ice winners named

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Gazette Staff
April 4, 2008
— The shell of a GMC Suburban was pulled from the Traxler Park lagoon Thursday to determine winners of The Janesville Kiwanis Blackhawk Golden K Clubís annual Truck on Ice fund-raiser.

Raffle ticket buyers were challenged to guess when the clock locked inside the vehicle would stop when it sank through the ice.


Adrian Hoffland, Soldiers Grove, was the $3,000 grand prizewinner.


The truck sank at 12:06 p.m. March 20. Hoffland guessed the truck would sink four minutes earlier that day.


The four second-prize winners of $250 were: Sandy Jacobson, Len Griffith, Luke Karrels, all of Janesville, and Jack Mitchell of Phoenix, Ariz.


The 10 third-prize winners of $100 were: Jared Marchant, Franklin; Jason Schaitel, Fort Atkinson; David Cress, Earaina Horsey, Bonita Kingsley, Ed Timmer, John Codman, all of Janesville; Kelly Jo Falk, Beloit; Nikki Ullrich, Madison; and Matt Carlsen, Stronghurst, Ill.


The amount raised by the event his year hasnít yet been totaled, but the event brought in more than $45,000 in the previous four years, benefiting the First Year Parent letters, the Janesville school breakfast clubs, scouting organizations and the Boys & Girls Club of Janesville.



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