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Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the community of
Gainesville to their three-day grand opening weekend. The celebration begins on
Friday, October 4 at the retailer's new location in the Lakeshore Mall (150 Pearl Nix Parkway) and continues through Sunday, October 6. Special extended store hours will be in effect for Friday (
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.), Saturday (
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.) and Sunday (
9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.).
Throughout the weekend, DICK'S will host a variety of giveaways, including a free Mystery Gift Card from
$5 to $500 for the first 100 adults in line on Friday and Saturday, a free Under Armour Tech™ T-shirt for the first 100 people in line on Saturday and a free Scratch & Win card, where every card is a winner, for the first 100 adults in line on Sunday.*
On Saturday, former Atlanta Braves player
Dale Murphywill make an appearance in-store from
12-2 p.m.** Murphy is a two-time NL MVP who hit 398 homeruns in his career. He won five Gold Glove Awards and was selected to seven All-Star teams.
"We look forward to opening our new DICK'S Sporting Goods in
Gainesville and becoming part of the community," said
Lauren Lauren Hobart, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "We want to serve athletes of all ages in
Gainesville by providing the equipment they need to help them excel."
Gainesville location will be the retailer's 17
th store in the state of
Georgia and its 533
rd nationwide. The new store will feature over 40 in-store services performed by DICK'S certified PROS in Golf, Bike, Hunting, Fishing, Team Sports and more.
www.DicksSportingGoodsOnline.com/GrandOpen/Gainesville for more details.
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one per person. See store for details.