STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WTAJ) — Giant Food Stores will be celebrating the grand opening of its new State College store located at 2121 Atherton Street on Friday, June 7 at 8:00 a.m.
The new store will replace the Giant’s current store located at 2222 E. College Ave, which closes for business on June 6 at 6:00 p.m.
The new location will bring 60 additional full and part-time jobs to the area while bringing the total number of Giant store associates to 165.
Wendy Evans, a 20-year grocery veteran, has been appointed store manager of the newest GIANT, and she will bring her team and community leaders together in a 7:45 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 7.
As part of the celebration festivities, the first 200 customers in line will receive a GIANT reusable shopping bag, a six-pack of GIANT English muffins and other grand opening savings.
“Offering our customers a larger store means we are adding plenty of fresh ideas and new convenient amenities to their GIANT shopping experience,” From an expanded offering of fresh, quality products to online shopping and in-store beer and wine, our newest store offers something for all of our State College customers.”
Wendy Evans: Giant Store Manager.
The new store will operate from 6:00 a.m. to midnight seven days a week.