On Saturday, Alberta Health Services said the Central zone ICU, which has 26 beds including 14 additional spaces, is operating at more than 100 per cent capacity. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer Hospital Lottery to launch Friday

The Red Deer Hospital Lottery kicks off its 24th year of supporting the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre this Friday.

For the eighth year, the Red Deer Regional Health Foundation will partner with Sorento Custom Homes for the 2022 Red Deer Hospital Lottery Dream Home.

The home aims to bring together the charm of a beach house with the sophistication of city living. Valued at $940,332, this bungalow features 2,994 square feet of developed living space.

There are three bedrooms, two and a half baths and a large flex room on the lower level, next to the family room. The home also includes a large sundeck off the dining room and a kitchen aiming to please every foodie.

The design of the home is complemented by furnishings provided by Urban Barn, plus $10,000 cash to get the lottery winner settled. The Dream Home is in the Evergreen community at 145 Emerald Drive in Red Deer.

There are 120 prizes to be won valued at more than $1.1 million.

This year’s early bird prize is $25,000 cash.

The Mega Bucks 50 Raffle is back as well, featuring a million-dollar jackpot with a minimum cash payout of $200,000.

Proceeds from the 2022 Red Deer Hospital Lottery and Mega Bucks 50 will provide needed equipment for several units at Red Deer hospital.

The show home is open to the public beginning Friday at at 1-5 p.m. Show home hours are currently scheduled for Saturdays and Sundays only from 1-5 p.m.

For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.reddeerhospitallottery.ca or call 403-340-1878, or toll-free at 1-877-808-9005.

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