GLEN CARBON, Ill.,
Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents of
Edwardsville and surrounding communities will get the opportunity to see their new Sam's Club when it opens
Thursday, Aug. 29, at
8:30 a.m. at 5 Illini Drive in
Glen Carbon. The club will provide members with numerous services and savings on quality merchandise.
"We have an excellent team that has worked to bring top quality merchandise and services at amazing prices to the community," said Club Manager
Andy Poole. "We appreciate the support of the
Glen Carbon and
Edwardsville communities, and are proud to open this new location to serve area families and small businesses."
Grand-Opening Event to Include Special OffersThe grand opening ceremony will take place at
8 a.m. on
Aug. 29. Numerous dignitaries will be in attendance, along with the 160 Sam's Club associates.
A number of local businesses will be on-hand opening weekend to showcase products made locally:
During Grand Opening weekend, and running through
, Sam's Club members can get more than
in extra savings on quality merchandise.
Products Support Community Needs
Glen Carbon Sam's
Club benefits a wide range of shoppers seeking quality, selection and value.
Opening just in time for
, the club will be stocked with all the items members need for their celebrations.
sports fans will immediately notice the vast electronics department featuring the biggest and best in
Busy parents and those who love to cook will find an expansive array of everyday needs including
, vending machine snacks and
prepare small business members for success. Additional
benefits for small business owners
include early shopping hours, personal shopping through
Click 'n' Pull®
, truckload savings and access to quality items most often used by foodservice businesses,
restaurant owners and caterers
Pharmacy and Hearing Center Among Amenities
club will have a full-service
where members and the public can take advantage of savings on medications they use every day.
"I'm excited about the products and services we offer," said pharmacy manager
. "Members and the public will find low prices on medications for their entire family, including pets, and our free health screenings support community wellness."
The Sam's Club pharmacy features
generic prescriptions as well as savings on branded prescriptions. Sam's Club also offers an optical department,
free monthly health screenings
Healthy Living Made Simple
magazine to help members take charge of their health through preventative measures.
The new club will also debut a Sam's Club Hearing Aid Center, offering premium technology in hearing aid and personal listening devices alongside the care of a certified audiologist.