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Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After serving the region for more than 30 years, Sam's Club will open its newest club in
Raymore following an
8 a.m. Grand Opening ceremony
Wednesday, Oct. 30. The new location, relocating from nearby
Grandview, will serve as an anchor for the Raymore Galleria.
"We have a lot of history in this area – this club was one of the original Sam's Club locations that our founder,
Sam Walton, opened in 1983," said Club Manager
Desiree Rutledge. "The new club will build on that tradition and help us better serve our members throughout the area. We are excited to open this new environmentally-friendly building that has many modern features and includes a full-service pharmacy, a large area of fresh merchandise and several other exciting amenities."
Wednesday's Grand Opening will feature remarks from
Raymore MayorPeter Kerckhoff and local Chamber of Commerce President
"On behalf of the citizens and
City of Raymore, I congratulate Sam's Club on its grand opening of a very impressive facility," Kerckhoff said. "I'm sure the residents of Raymore — as well as those from all over
Johnson counties — will enjoy the shopping experience and the cost savings on Sam's vast array of selections."
"Speaking for the Raymore Chamber of Commerce, its board of directors and general membership, I would like to thank Sam's Club for its investment in
Raymore and wish them a long and successful partnership with the community," Ewert said.
Sam's Club has invited a variety of special vendors to showcase their products inside the club. Attractions will include
Bear Paw Candy and Popcycle Electric Bicycles on-site through
Sunday, Nov. 3. The club will also host special appearances by
John McDonald and
In addition, flu immunizations will be offered along with immunizations for pneumonia, zoster (shingles) and meningococcal.