HANNAFORD TO CELEBRATE GRAND RE-OPENING OF ST. ALBANS STORE

Hannaford to commemorate occasion with $2,500 donation to St. Albans Raid Commemoration Committee

ST. ALBANS, Vermont – Hannaford Supermarkets will unveil a series of renovations and improvements to its St. Albans store located at 277 Swanton Road with a grand re-opening celebration on Saturday, February 22 at 7 a.m.

The store renovations are geared toward creating a better overall shopping experience for Hannaford customers by updating store décor and expanding product variety in the store’s organic/natural and gluten-free offerings.

The updated store features a new butcher shop, a sushi bar offering fresh rolls made in-store daily, and a new chicken wing bar, featuring hot, ready-made wings.

“Hannaford Supermarkets is known for our signature combination of everyday low prices, quality foods and outstanding service,” said St. Albans Store Manager Dana Rocheleau. “This project makes that experience even better by introducing some great, new products and providing a fresh look to the whole store. We look forward to showing the St. Albans community the results of what we have been working on.”

On Saturday, February 22, the first 300 customers through the doors beginning at 7 a.m. will each receive a Hannaford mystery gift card valued anywhere between $5 and $250. Shoppers will enjoy giveaways and samplings throughout the store.

Shoppers can enter to win free Hannaford gift cards during the grand re-opening celebration. The grand prize winner will receive a $500 Hannaford gift card and will be selected by random drawing on March 22. Two second-prize winners will receive a $250 and five third-place winners will receive a $100 Hannaford gift card.

The grand re-opening celebration will continue into the month of March with a series of special offerings for shoppers, including giveaways, events and product samples.

On Saturday, March 15, Hannaford will host a Health and Wellness Day beginning at 10 a.m. Hannaford nutritionist Joanne Heidkamp will be available to provide tips on nutrition, healthy eating and recipe ideas. Heidkamp will also offer store tours showing shoppers how to eat healthy on a budget and utilize the Guiding Stars nutrition program. Additionally, customers will have the opportunity to receive a free health screening at the Hannaford in-store pharmacy.

Hannaford will host a Customer Appreciation Day on March 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. In recognition of the grand re-opening, representatives from Hannaford will present a $2,500 donation to the St. Albans Raid Commemoration Committee, which is coordinating the 150th anniversary celebration of the northernmost land action of the Civil War with a reenactment and historical workshops in September 2014. The event is recognized as a “Top 10 Event” for fall 2014 by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce.

The St. Albans Hannaford also recently presented a $4,500 donation to the Franklin Community Action Food Shelf as a result of the Hannaford Helps Fight Hunger program. The St. Albans location was the top fundraising store among all 183 Hannaford locations throughout the Northeast for the Helping Hands boxes initiative in partnership with its customers.

The St. Albans store is open Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Pharmacy hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

About Hannaford Supermarkets

Hannaford Supermarkets, based in Scarborough, Maine, operates 183 stores in the Northeast. Stores are located in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. All Hannaford stores feature Guiding Stars, America’s first storewide nutrition navigation system and most stores have full-service pharmacies. Hannaford employs more than 26,000 associates. Additional information can be found at www.hannaford.com.

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