Garry Meier

Lottery with a good cause

Garry chats with Illinois Lottery Superintendent Michael Jones and MS advocate Meghan Melone. As part of its mission to financially support important causes, the Illinois Lottery has introduced a new instant game from which all proceeds are dedicated to research the causes, prevention, and cure of multiple sclerosis (MS), an often debilitating disease.

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Meghan Melone, of Elk Grove Village, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at age 14, works out Thursday, June 28, 2012 with weights in the gym at Conant High School, Hoffman Estates, where her brother works as a teacher. (Chris Walker / Chicago Tribune)

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1 Comment to “Lottery with a good cause”

    Mark Haigh said:
    March 20, 2013 at 7:45 AM

    To justify the gambling side of lottery are where the profits go. The philosophy of "the means does not justify the needs" is conquered. Anyway we are now in the modern world where old values are easily bend. But the bad side is that this money does not always go to where it is intended. That's the reality of the world today.

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