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Updated: 12/26/2013 08:00:01AM

Latham wins $1,000 Shopping Giveaway at Lake Placid Hardware

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Lake Placid Hardware manager Robert Tillis presents a $1,000 gift certificate to Michael Latham of Lake Placid.

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The fall season got a little more golden for Michael Latham when his name was drawn Dec. 2 as winner of the Lake Placid Hardware $1,000 Shopping Giveaway.

Latham’s ticket was selected at random from more than 1,500 entries submitted at the store from Aug. 26 through Nov. 16.

“Lake Placid Hardware is delighted to provide one of its customers with the opportunity to make his home improvement projects a little more exciting,” store manager Robert Tillis said. “Everyone has a few extra chores this time of year, and we’re glad that Michael will be able to choose whatever he wants to get the job done. We thank all those who entered the giveaway for their participation.”

Lake Placid Hardware is located at 190 Plaza Ave. and has been serving customers in the Lake Placid area for six years. Lake Placid Hardware offers a complete line of hardware, plumbing, paint, lawn and garden, housewares, and electrical supplies, lumber, and pet needs.

Lake Placid Hardware has been a Do It Best Corp. member since 2005, with supplies for everyone from do-it-yourself homeowner to the professional, Tillis said.

Based in Fort Wayne, Ind., Do It Best Corp. is the only full-service, member-owned hardware, lumber and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry. With annual sales of $2.38 billion, Do It Best Corp. is the second largest co-op in the industry, serving 4,000 member-owned stores in the United States and in 47 foreign countries.