Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: WINN) is celebrating the completion of two newly remodeled state-of-the-art stores in Central Florida.
- 951 State Road 434 W. Longwood, Fla.
- 7800 U.S. 17/92 S. Fern Park, Fla., located in the Main Street Square shopping center
“We are committed to providing our guests with the greatest value and quality possible,” said Lafever.Features of the newly remodeled Longwood and Fern Park Winn-Dixie stores include:
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The Fern Park store features an expanded assortment of kosher foods, including dry goods, pre-packaged kosher meats, dairy products and pre-packaged challah.“We’ve fine-tuned our store to the wants and needs of our community,” said Frank Diaz, Fern Park store director. “And we have created this store as a destination store for kosher in Orlando. Many Seminole and Orange County residents come to this store for our kosher products.” To celebrate the two stores’ grand openings, Winn-Dixie will host a series of celebrations throughout February and March, including, food tastings, live entertainment, raffles, giveaways and more. The Longwood and Fern Park stores are the second and third “transformational” remodeled Winn-Dixie stores in Central Florida, and the seventh and eighth respectively for the company. About Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., is one of the nation’s largest food retailers. Founded in 1925, the Company is headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla. The Company currently operates approximately 480 retail grocery locations and approximately 380 in-store pharmacies, in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia and Mississippi. For more information, please visit www.winn-dixie.com. Schedule of Events All events will take place at the Winn-Dixie at 951 S.R. 434 W. in Longwood, Fla. Thursday, Feb. 16 Open House 5:30 – 7 p.m. Discover a new fresh shopping experience at our Open House Celebration. We are thrilled to welcome you to your completely transformed Winn-Dixie in Longwood. Enjoy your store’s new features and sample delicious cuisine with your family, friends and neighbors. Saturday, March 3 Celebrate Opening Day at Winn-Dixie 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Celebrate Opening Day at your Longwood Winn-Dixie. Families and friends of the City of Longwood’s Babe Ruth Baseball League are invited to this homerun event. Wear your jersey and get a treat. Children will enjoy face painting, balloon art, music and much more.
Saturday, March 17Go Green at Your Longwood Winn-Dixie 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Experience a taste of Ireland. Join Winn-Dixie as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this family-fun event. Guests will enjoy Irish food samplings. Children will enjoy face painting, balloon art, music and much more. Friday, March 23 Celebrate Your Community 3 – 5 p.m. Area residents and guests are invited to get to know your local community. In partnership with the City of Longwood, public safety officers from the fire and police departments will have a police cruiser and fire truck on site. Additional community resources will also be available. Live entertainment will be provided by "The Parker Sisters". Children will enjoy face painting, balloon art, music and much more. Schedule of Events All events will take place at the Winn-Dixie at 7800 U.S. 17/92 in Fern Park, Fla. Thursday, Feb. 23 Open House Celebration 5:30 -7 p.m. Discover a new fresh shopping experience at our Open House Celebration. Come and tour your completely transformed Winn-Dixie in Fern Park. Enjoy the store’s new features and sample delicious cuisine with your family, friends and neighbors. Sunday, March 4 Discover Your New Winn-Dixie 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. For guests who are looking for a healthy way to shop, area residents and families are invited to participate in a scavenger hunt for kosher items throughout your Fern Park Winn-Dixie. Enjoy delicious food sampling and musical entertainment. Children will enjoy face painting, balloon art and more. Saturday, March 17 Go “Green” at Fern Park 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Experience a taste of Ireland. Join Winn-Dixie as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this family fun event. Guests will enjoy Irish food samplings. Children will enjoy face painting, balloon art, music and much more.
Saturday, March 31Hop to Your Winn-Dixie 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Hop on over to Winn-Dixie. Get your picture with the Easter bunny and enjoy face painting, balloon art, music, food sampling and an egg coloring station. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50169557&lang=en