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October 2009

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Halloween Party! Kids Day at Abt

Stop by our store tomorrow with your kids for a spooktacular time. Many Abt staff members will be dressed in costume. Kids can trick or treat around the store (we supply the candy). We’ll also have hayrides, Halloween themed arts and crafts stations and games. The festivities begin at 12p and end at 4pm. Chicagoland weather calls for…

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Fresh Look For Abt

Abt floors are paced by hundreds of thousands of feet each year. To keep our carpet looking good, we replace it two to three times annually. To re-carpet the non-marble floors in the showroom it takes 2600 yards of carpet, 30 installers, 25 Abt employees, and eight and a half hours. Thanks to Lewis Carpet and working through…

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Abt Made Some Kids Happy at Coles Elementary

Dean Richards and Abt made Coles Elementary school students, at 8441 S. Phillips Avenue, on the south east side of Chicago, very happy this morning. The school recently built a computer lab for the students—unfortunately, it was missing a printer. Abt stepped right in and donated one to the school. This morning, WGN’s entertainment reporter and critic, Dean…

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Fighting "Fish"

Two Green Moray eels reside in the Abt Aquarium. A 10 year-old that minds its business and an eight year-old that’s pretty feisty. It turns out that today was just the culmination of an on-going fight they’ve had for the past six months.   Abt’s own, Joe “Neptune” McCarthy had to dive in and rescue the Eel who…

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