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Grocery Outlet to hold ribbon cutting, grand opening

Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, the nation’s fastest-growing, extreme-value grocery retailer is opening its first store in Burns, creating more than 30 new jobs in the community. The ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 30, will feature donations of $1,000 in Grocery Outlet Gift Cards to Christian Church Food Bank. Following the ribbon cutting, lunch will be provided by Smoking Pit Barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a $10 minimum purchase while supplies last.

WHO: Based in Emeryville, Calif., Grocery Outlet offers big savings on brand name products, with customers able to save 40 percent to 70 percent compared to conventional retailers. The fastest-growing, extreme-value grocer in the U.S., Grocery Outlet has more than 280 locations in California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Washington. Grocery Outlet carries a full range of products — from fresh produce, meat, deli, and dairy to a wide assortment of natural and organic choices. They also offer a large selection of beer and wine, health and beauty care, as well as seasonal items. A third-generation, family-led company founded in 1946, Grocery Outlet’s mission has always been to provide customers an exciting place to find WOW savings on name brands they trust. Grocery Outlet stores are run by independent owner-operators in the local community.

Karen and Tyler Colley, the store’s independent owner-operators, invite the community to attend a special grand opening celebration on Saturday, Dec. 2.

WHEN: Ribbon Cutting officiated by Harney County Chamber of Commerce at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 30. Lunch provided by Smoking Pit Barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a $10 minimum purchase while supplies last.

Community Grand Opening event from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2.

WHERE: Burns Grocery Outlet, 627 N. Hwy. 20 in Hines.

MORE: Community Grand Opening – Saturday, Dec. 2.

A day of savings, family-friendly fun, and prizes:

First 100 customers in line receive a 25 percent off coupon. (Must be 18 or older and redeemed on Dec. 2, 2017. Excludes alcohol and gift cards.)

Starting Saturday, Dec. 2 through Dec. 30, customers may enter to win the Grand Prize of $500 in Grocery Outlet Gift Cards. The Grand Prize drawing will take place at the end of the day on Saturday, Dec. 30, at the Burns Grocery Outlet. (Must be 18 years of age or older. One entry per person per day. No purchase necessary. Winner need not be present to win, but must claim the prize within three days of notification.)

First 500 customers will receive a free eco-friendly reusable bag.

Additional attractions include:

• 8 a.m.: Complimentary coffee and treats, while supplies last.

• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Free Spin and Win on the Wheel of Bargains.

• 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: $1 hot dogs and drinks with proceeds benefiting Burns Athletic Department.

• 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Free Balloon Twister.

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