Lotto winner stays at Super A

Sarah Ladik/NNSL photo Lynn Lepine says she would never quit her job working for Super A, no matter how much money she won.

Sarah Ladik/NNSL photo
Lynn Lepine says she would never quit her job working for Super A, no matter how much money she won.

The morning Lynn Lepine learned she had won $250,000, she made two calls.

The first was to her husband, telling him of their good fortune. The second was to her boss, telling him she would be late for work.

“I had to come in,” she said, at her job at Super A’s garden centre last week. “I had a lot of pallets to unload.”

Lepine found out she was substantially richer at the end of May, and said it took two weeks or so for the cheque to get to Hay River. She said it was strange walking around knowing that it was on its way, but not yet having it. Still, she says she checks her online banking site every morning to make sure it’s still there.

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