MEMPHIS, Tennessee. – The winner of the city’s vacations contest, promising a new vehicle for Shelby County residents who received COVID-19 vaccinations in May, was announced Thursday.
Sandra Morgan of Memphis has been named the winner of “Shot for Shot Sweepstakes.”
There were more than 24,000 entries to the competition, the city said in a release. More than 650,000 doses of the vaccine have so far been administered in Shelby County, including 45,000 in May alone.
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Participants had a chance to win a new vehicle of their choice, including a Chevy Camaro, Chevy Colorado, Nissan Rogue, Nissan Altima, or a similar vehicle of equal or lesser value. The city did not say which vehicle Morgan chose.
“Being vaccinated meant so many things to my family and me. This virus changed everyday life as we knew it for people everywhere. Taking the vaccination allows me to be part of the solution, ”Morgan said in a statement.
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