Juli Majorney, the principal of Maya Angelou Elementary School in Harvey, right, accepts a $5,000 donation from Burlington on the store's opening day, Aug. 26. (Provided Photo)
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Ribbon-cutting marks opening of Burlington in Homewood

Homewood officials joined with store staff for a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, Aug. 26, to mark the grand opening of Burlington at 17825 Halsted St.

Burlington, previously known as Burlington Coat Factory, sells coats, shoes, other clothing, handbags, small kitchen appliances, toys, backpacks and seasonal decorations. 

Homewood Mayor Rich Hofeld (blue shirt) meets with associates of Burlington at the store's grand opening.

Within the first hour of the store's opening, associates had handed out $5 off coupons to the first 200 people who walked through the front door.

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