Sept. 3, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- A mainstay in
for nearly two decades, Sam's Club will host a Grand Opening Celebration on
Thursday, Sept. 5
, at its new location at 1074 N. Muldoon Road. The event will feature special events, savings on select merchandise and presentations by local dignitaries. The new location will allow Sam's Club to better serve its members in
and offer more jobs in the region.
"We're adding approximately 50,000 square feet with the new club," said club manager
. "Now our members can access all the features a full-size Sam's Club has to offer. We're excited that we're now offering a pharmacy, a hearing aid center, a fresh bakery, a members-only fuel station and other services."
Grand opening will feature Alaskan talent, grant contributions
With doors opening at
Grand Opening ceremony, the club will host a variety of special guests at the event. Appearances will include Hall of Fame musher
, author and nutrition expert Dr.
and Mrs. Alaska-America 2013
. Sam's Club will also showcase favorite local businesses at the celebration. Attractions will include fresh-caught Alaskan fish from
Copper River Seafoods
and premium-roasted coffee beans from
Silverhook Alaska Coffee
. Both businesses will be on-site through
Sunday, Sept. 8
To show its support for the community, Sam's Club will spend part of its opening day presenting grants to local organizations. Specifically, Sam's Club is making contributions to the
Bartlett High School
, and the
Armed Services YMCA
In addition, free health screenings will be offered through
Saturday, Sept. 7
. Screenings will be given for assessing cholesterol, blood pressure, vision, hearing and a variety of other wellness areas.
Limited-time offers on electronics, meat to launch opening day
As part of the celebration, Sam's Club will offer special savings on featured products. These limited-time offers will be available only from the grand opening date through
Sunday, Sept. 8
. Quantities are limited on discounted electronics.
Special deals for Grand Opening weekend include:
- A VIZIO 60-inch class LED HDTV for $798
- A Magnavox 32-inch class LED HDTV for $219.88
- A Dell 15.6-inch notebook for $299
- An Apple $100 iTunes gift card multipack for $79.88
- Silverhook Premium Alaska Coffee for $13.88
- An Artisan Fresh rotisserie chicken for $4.88
- USDA choice beef ribeye steak for $7.98 per pound
"Rotisserie chicken and ribeye steak are only the beginning. Our meat selection at Sam's Club ranges from pork chops to baby back ribs to fresh seafood," McIntosh said. "And just like all our fresh foods, they're covered by our 200 percent guarantee. If you don't like it, we'll double your money back."