The golf ball drop at Ankeny Summerfest was held Sunday evening July 14th.   A total of 538 balls were sold and the winners were:
1st Prize - $1,000 - Renee Murphy, ticket sold by Renee Murphy
2nd Prize $375 – Kim Mercer, ticket sold by David Mercer
3rd Prize $250 – David Mohler, ticket sold by Del Mohler
4th Prize $125 – Michelle Knoll, ticket sold by Tim Cox
Thank you to Leaning Tower of Pizza and Tim's Amoco for donating the coupons on the tickets and to Steve SchraderBachar for donating $2,000 towards the prize money.  The estimated profit from ticket sales and donations was $5,497.20  which will be split $3,287.52 to the Ankeny Service Center and $2,191.68 for Rotary.
Some interesting facts about the golf ball drop are:
In the last 6 years, approximately $19,900 has been raised for the Ankeny Service Center and $13,250 for The Rotary Club of Ankeny.  
No number/ball has ever won money more than once.
Balls numbered 101-199 have won money 9 times, but never 1st place and most often 4th place , 4 times.
Tom Friedman has sold the most winning balls (3), Kevin Brooks, Tim Cox, Tim Hawkins and John Peterson have all sold 2 winning balls
The most balls sold was 712 in 2015, and the least balls sold was 268 in 2016.
Average number of balls sold has been 555.