St. Pierre-Jolys woman wins $1 million on Zing ticket!
Charlene Olson went to the store to get fuel for her lawn mower and left with much more than she expected. The St. Pierre-Jolys local purchased a SET FOR LIFE Zing ticket and left the store knowing she had won $1,000,000 on the ticket!
Olson purchased her million-dollar-winning ZING ticket at the St. Pierre Jolys Esso located at 30075 PTH 59 in St. Pierre-Jolys. She scanned her ticket before leaving the store.
“I couldn’t believe it,” she said. “I scanned it, went up to the cashier and said, ‘I think I just won a million dollars!’”
The winner said she went home and told her husband the good news.
“I basically ran home,” she laughed. “I told my husband and we went back to the store so he could check the ticket, too.”
“When the number came up on the scanner, we just starred at each other,” she continued. “We were in total disbelief.”
Olson said she has a couple ideas for her winnings, starting with saving for the future.
“I think for now we’re going to put most of the money away for retirement,” she said. “The plan is to retire early.”
The happy winner said she also plans to share some of her windfall with her children.