Monday, May 8, 2006
ATLANTA – Quilter Elizabeth Green recently stitched something extra special. She bought a ticket for the March 11 drawing of Win for Life and put together the right number combination. Ms. Green won $1,000 a week for one year for a total of $52,000.
The winning numbers for the March 11 Win for Life drawing were: 7-11-16-23-25-39 and the Free Ball was 14.
The 50-year-old found out that she was a winner after reading the winning numbers in the newspaper.
Ms. Green, a resident of Dalton, plans to use her winnings to pay bills.
Ms. Green purchased her winning ticket at Antioch Convenience & Tobacco. The store is located at 1601 Riverbend Rd. in Dalton.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corporation has returned over $8.2 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs including Georgia's HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia's Prekindergarten Program. More than 900,000 students have received HOPE Scholarships, and more than 700,000 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.
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