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Mokena Man Wins Big as 100,000th Customer at Repair Shop

Warren Kilmer took home a Blu-ray player, a gift certificate and other merchandise from Matt's TV in Tinley Park.

Warren Kilmer has a new luck day. It's Aug. 8.

That's the day last week that he became the 100,000th customer at Matt’s TV in Tinley Park. The distinction also came with a few prizes.

Kilmer was surprised with an LG Network Blu-ray player, an LG Smart TV adapter, a Sycom surge protector, connecting cables and a gift certificate for $100 toward a new TV of his choice. He also took home a bag of munchies for his TV watching.

Store manager Walter Jones said the total value for all of the prizes was $500.

Matt's TV has been around for more than 50 years and has been at 17236 S. Oak Park Ave., in Tinley Park since 1971.

The store has been owned by , known as the Mayor of Oak Park Avenue, for the past eight years. He also runs his State Farm Insurance Agency from inside the store.

—By Patch contributor Bob Bong

 

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DR- Mokena August 13, 2012 at 08:13 PM
Nice gesture by the store owner.

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