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Carman Couple Wins Pilot Mound Chase The Ace Jackpot

The winners of the Chase the Ace fundraiser in Pilot Mound are still on cloud nine after walking away with well over $173,000. Carman’s Don DeMare and his girlfriend, Fern Morgan won the contest that stretched out for 45 weeks. The campaign was put on by the Pilot Mound Kinette Club to support three local projects. “It was shocking,” said DeMare. “I was very shocked that they even picked my ticket and I was even more shocked after I picked the ace. It didn’t sink in right away.” The night they won, DeMare said there were about 400 people who purchased tickets with hopes of winning the big prize. 7 cards were left from the deck when DeMare and Morgan’s ticket was placed on the Read More