St. Jude Dream Home open to public; visitors can register for shopping spree | Home & Garden
The St. Jude Dream Home house, located in Windemere Farms, is now open to the public for free tours. The house will be open from Noon to 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday through August 6.
Visitors to the house can register FREE for a chance to win a $1,500 shopping spree at Evansville Association for the Blind Furniture Showroom. A limited number of $100 tickets for a chance to win the home, constructed by Leosons Inc., will be available during free tours of the house.
Tickets are also available at Buehler’s Buy Low locations. For more information about the St. Jude Dream Home® giveaway or to reserve a ticket with a major credit card, call 1-800-592-1629 or visit www.dreamhome.org<http://www.dreamhome.org.
Organizers have set a limit of only 6,000 $100 tickets for this year’s giveaway.
Winners of the St. Jude Dream Home house and other prizes will be drawn during a live broadcast on 14 WFIE on Sunday, August 7 at 2:00 p.m. The home is located at 9021 Michael Shane Court. To get to the home, take 41N from the Lloyd Expressway, turn right onto 57, drive 2.2 miles, then make a left into the Windemere Farms Subdivision. The site is a corner lot on Michael Shane Court, right off the main drive (Beaumont Dr).
The 2011 St. Jude Dream Home goal is to raise $600,000 (a total of 6,000 tickets priced at $100 per ticket) for the hospital between May 6 and August 7. Aside from the home in Windemere Farms, ticket buyers will have a chance to win one of 11 additional prizes, each with a minimum value of $500. All proceeds from the St. Jude Dream Home® campaign go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is internationally recognized for its pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases.