Kan. ASE-certified technician Jim Whippie’s initial response when he
was told he had won $10,000 in the Professionals’ Choice Auto Parts
Scratch & Win Promotion was, “Yeah, right!” He said he just
couldn’t believe it because he has been participating in promotions for
decades and has never won anything.
Once he had the check in his hands,
though, the reality set in. “It comes at a much needed time for me,”
said Whippie. “The timing couldn’t have been better.”
received the winning scratch ticket from SMP Automotive Product’s Store
Manager, Doug Podgomy. Podgomy has been with SMP for nearly 40 years
and has been doing business with Whippie’s employer, Scott’s U-Save
Tires, for nearly 20 years. Scott’s U-Save is owned and operated by
The family owned and operated business has been serving
the south Chicago suburbs for the past 29 years, specializing in the
sale of tires and wheels as well as operating a full-service automotive department.