Gold Coast prize home winner excited with million dollar win

first_imgWhat a view! Jennifer O’Dowd won this yourtown prize home.A $15 TICKET has turned into a multimillion-dollar prize home package for a Gold Coast resident.Jennifer O’Dowd was living in temporary accommodation when she received the life-changing call, that her single entry into yourtown’s Gold Coast hinterland prize home was the winning ticket. yourtown’s latest prize home at Miami. Entries close Nov 8.A million dollar Miami abode with sea views is yourtown’s latest prize home. The three-bedroom apartment on Kratzmann Ave has a 180 degree ocean vista stretching to Coolangatta and North Burleigh. Jennifer O’Dowd won this yourtown prize home at Tamborine Mountain.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North2 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa22 hours agoMs O’Dowd said the 1.1ha property, that features a media room, spa, fire pit, and sweeping views of the Gold Coast skyline and ocean, was her “dream space”.“Now I live mortgage-free in a beautiful sunny house and feel set up for retirement! Buying my ticket has changed my life but I’m glad to think I helped others in some way as well.”Money raised from yourtown prize homes helps tackle youth issues. The yourtown prize at Tamborine Mountain.The charity has provided youth training and employment, parent education, homelessness accommodation, and counselling through its national Kids Helpline service. yourtown’s latest prize home at Miami. Entries close Nov 8.The prize includes a $100,000 gold bullion, and $86,000 of furniture.yourtown CEO Tracy Adams said the odds of winning are some of the best in Australia.“Whether your ticket number comes up or not, you still win by giving young people a chance of a brighter future,” Ms Adams said.Tickets are $15. Entries close November 8. The prize will be drawn on November 10. yourtown’s latest prize home winner Jennifer O’Dowd pictured with customer experience manager Jo Kerr, head of marketing and fundraising Tracey Gillinder and prize property supervisor Geoff Coppin.The pattern designer had relocated to Queensland from Victoria four years ago, to help her arthritis.“I couldn’t believe it. I had only just gone on a rainforest walk at Tamborine the week before and thought, ‘it’s so peaceful and serene, I’ve come home’, but never thought I could afford a property here,” Ms O’Dowd said. The prize included a three-bedroom house at Tamborine Mountain, $118,000 worth of furniture and electrical appliances, and a $500,000 gold bullion. yourtown’s latest prize home at Miami. Entries close Nov 8.last_img read more

Sarbananda Sonowal takes oath as first BJP CM of Assam, PM Modi attends ceremony

first_imgSarbananda Sonowal took oath as Assam chief minister along with his 10 Cabinet ministers today. Sonowal, who took oath in Assamese, will be leading BJP’s first government in the northeast.Himanta Biswa Sarma, who changed his loyalty from Congress to BJP months before the Assembly elections, was also sworn-in as minister.   The swearing-in ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Cabinet colleagues like Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari. Veteran BJP leader LK Advani, party president Amit Shah, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu and Punjab’s deputy CM  Sukhbir Singh Badal also attended the ceremony in Guwahati. Outgoing Assam CM Tarun Gogoi, who ruled the state for 15 years, was also present.BJP and its alliance partners had won 86 seats in the 126-member Assembly. The elections were held in two phases on April 4 and 11 and results declared on May 19.Here are the highlights:India’s development has to be all-round and inclusive. Eastern part of the country cannot remain away from the development journey: PM ModiI am sure Sarbananda Sonowal will leave no stones unturned for Assam’s progress: PM ModiThe government in Delhi believes in cooperative federalism: PM ModiMy government wants to give the states maximum strength and enable them to progress: PM ModiSarbananda Sonowal is known for his simplicity: PM ModiI bow to the people of Assam who picked Sarbananda Sonowal as their leader: PM ModiWe respect the mandate that people of Assam have given to the BJP. This government will transform Assam in the next 5 years: ShahI thank the people of Assam for showing faith in Sarbananda Sonowal: Amit ShahOver a lakh people present for the swearing-in ceremonyHimanta Biswa Sarma takes oath as minister.Guwahati: Himanta Biswa Sarma greets PM Modi and CM Sarbananda Sonowal after taking oath as minister in Assam Govt ANI (@ANI_news) May 24, 2016Sarbananda Sonowal takes oath as Assam chief minister. Sonowal takes oath in Assamese. LIST OF MINISTERS WHO TOOK OATH:Himanta Biswa Sarma – BJPAtul Bora –  AGPPramila Rani Brahma – BPFParimal Shukla Baidya –  BJPChandramohan Patwari –  BJPKeshab Mohanta – AGPRanjit Dutta –  BJPRehan Doimari – BPF Naba Kumar Doley – BJPPallab Lochan Das – BJPAlso Read:Sarbananda Sonowal: 10 things you didn’t know about the new Assam CM Assam Assembly election: 5 reasons why BJP won and Congress lost its bastionlast_img read more