WHAT: Big Lots will kick-off the opening of its new College Station store with a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring Big Lots executives and local College Station officials.
During the grand opening celebration, Big Lots district manager Mitch Deutsch will present $2,500 to College Station Independent School District Education Foundation. Ann Ganter, executive director, will accept the check on behalf of the Foundation.
WHEN: Friday, November 6, 2009
9 a.m. – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Big Check Presentation
WHERE: University Shopping Center
1913 Texas Avenue South
College Station, TX 77840
VISUALS: Sparkling new Big Lots store, full of highly discounted, brand name merchandise
Official ribbon-cutting ceremony with Big Lots and Foundation executives
Over-sized check for $2,500 presented to College Station Independent School District Education Foundation
Local shoppers entering College Station Big Lots for the first time
CONTACT: Toni Fink – (440) 785-4514
About Big Lots, Inc.
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Big Lots (NYSE: BIG) is a Fortune 500 company with more than 1,300 stores in 47 states. As the nation’s largest broadline closeout retailer, Big Lots offers consumers a wide range of bargain-priced merchandise, including brand-name closeouts, seasonal products, consumables, furniture, housewares, toys, and gifts. The Company also sells merchandise via the internet at www.biglots.com and through its wholesale operations which are conducted through BIG LOTS WHOLESALE, CONSOLIDATED INTERNATIONAL, and WISCONSIN TOY and www.biglotswholesale.com