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(Neb)-Panhandle Has 2 Winners In "Big Dreams $20,000 Giveaway"

By: John Axtell Posted at: 12/06/2017 11:23 AM
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Two of the four randomly-selected winners in this year's second drawing for the Nebraska college savings plan's Big Dreams $20,000 Giveaway are from the Panhandle
 
     The Nebraska State Treasurer's office, which administers the plan, says the latest winners are Robert Clause of Minatare, Mike Jaggers of Sidney, Jodi Spady of Enders, and Karen Miller of Omaha

     Each will receive a $5,000 contribution to a NEST 529 College Savings Plan account for a beneficiary 10 years old or younger.
 
     More than 2,400 eligible entries were received during the Sept 12-Oct 31st entry window, including 158 from outside Nebraska.

      Since the Big Dreams Giveaway started in 2015, it has distributed $90,000 in scholarship funds provided by First National Bank of Omaha, which runs the NEST program.


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