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Lethbridge woman wins $250,000 in EXTRA draw

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – Another lottery winner here in southern Alberta, this time in Lethbridge.

Ashley Marlow-Bates won $250,000 in the July 30th EXTRA draw on her LOTTO MAX ticket.

She says she was shocked when she scanned her ticket and saw the numbers. Marlow-Bates plans to use some of the cash to pay off her student loan and buy a new vehicle.

“After that, I’ll probably just put the rest in the bank because retirement is not that far off. This is a really nice nest egg for my retirement!”

She bought her winning ticket at Gonzo’s Gas on 9th Avenue North.

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of News Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and Funeral Assistant since 2016.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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