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Flossmoor Gives Warm Welcome to New Convenience Store

Quick Mart, a new convenience store in town, was honored last Friday after recently opening up two months ago.

Mayor Paul Braun and several village trustees gathered early last Friday morning for the ribbon cutting ceremony for Flossmoor’s newest business, Quick Mart.

Owners Mike Amawi and Moe Omari opened the doors of the Quick Mart convenience shop two months ago.  This is their second location, the first being at 115th Street and Pulaski. Prior to their coming, the building was a vacant shell of a former convenience store. An attendee at the ribbon cutting ceremony was overheard saying the current Quick Mart is much nicer and more family-oriented than the previous convenience store located there. 

“For many years, this store has been an institution here in town,” Mayor Paul Braun said. “I don’t know how many  generations of students, , have been here, and their parents come in all the time for the quick necessities of life.”

“We own part of Flossmoor now … and we’re here to stay,” Omari said.

The Quick Mart is located at 2747 Flossmoor Road.

Ron Wexler July 16, 2012 at 12:28 PM
Who didn't "cruise" White Hen when in High School. I wish the new owners the best!
Christina July 16, 2012 at 04:15 PM
How is it more family oriented than the former convenience store?
Ryan Fitzpatrick (Editor) July 16, 2012 at 06:13 PM
I believe the comment was made in reference to the products available.
Christina July 16, 2012 at 06:21 PM
Thanks a bunch!
Bob July 16, 2012 at 07:59 PM
This new store is great , they have everything . the owner is very nice ....
Bob July 16, 2012 at 08:03 PM
They are more friendly in terms of pricing, products, and they focus their attention on providing great cutsomer service
Madge July 16, 2012 at 10:43 PM
The new Flossmoor Quick Mart is clean with many new products affordably priced, especially for a convenience store. The owners couldn't be nicer! What a welcome addition to Flossmoor!

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