Jayme Carrier and her partner Matthew McDonald were thrilled to get the news that they were the first place winners in the Dry Grad 2015 annual truck raffle.
Last week they picked up their refurbished 1994 Chevy extended cab with the striking decorative wrap at Cariboo Chevrolet Buick GMC which co-ordinated refurbishing of the vehicle.
“We are excited,” Jayme said.
With only one small car and two young children, they said they couldn’t be happier to have this second vehicle.
Jayme works as a cashier at Save-On-Foods and is currently on maternity leave with their seven-week-old daughter, Izzabelle. They also have a 22-month-old son, Logan.
Jayme said her dad, Norman Carrier, actually bought two tickets for her while the family was attending the Lions/Lioness Mother’s Day Breakfast at the Save-On parking lot this spring.
Matthew works with his brother Mike McDonald and his wife Kristen who own Maxjet Dry Ice Blasting. Matthew says dry ice blasting is an eco-friendly cleaning method that is used to clean industrial equipment in sawmills and other industries and is also used to clean transformers while the electricity is still live.
“What we do in two days would take two weeks using air chiseling,” said Matthew, who used the truck that morning to go to a job in Quesnel.
He said the company also does asbestos and vermiculite removal and works all over the province from their base in Williams Lake.
“There is only one other company in B.C. that does dry ice blasting,” Matthew said.