SALISBURY, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bottom Dollar Food will open two new stores on October 31 at 6301 Chew Ave., in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa., and 217 Butler Ave. in Ambler, Pa., bringing the market total for the discount grocery chain to 43 stores.
"There has been a great deal of anticipation for the openings of the Germantown and Ambler stores," said Bottom Dollar Food President Meg Ham. "At Bottom Dollar Food, we are excited to deliver unbelievably low prices on fresh produce, quality meats, and the private and national brands that matter most to our customers. We look forward to bringing our 'We Won't Be Beat' price guarantee to customers in Germantown and Ambler and being a great partner in these communities."
The first 200 customers at the new locations on Thursday will receive a free Bottom Dollar Food reusable bag filled with groceries, and additional customers will receive free reusable bags throughout the day. The new stores will open to the public at 8 a.m., following ribbon-cutting ceremonies. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday at both locations.
The two new stores add approximately 100 jobs to the greater Philadelphia economy. With the addition of the two new locations, Bottom Dollar Food now operates 62 stores in New Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Each store is approximately 18,000 square feet.
Philadelphia, Pa., (Germantown) Grand Opening Details
The Germantown store will open to the public at 8 a.m. following ribbon-cutting ceremonies. Former Philadelphia football player Bill Bergey will greet customers and sign autographs from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
As part of the grand opening festivities in Germantown, Bottom Dollar Food will donate $2,000 to support hunger relief efforts in the neighborhood. A donation of $1,000 will be presented to Jenkintown UMC Food Cupboard, and another $1,000 donation will be presented to Germantown Avenue Crisis Center.
"One of my goals as mayor has been to increase access to healthy, affordable food," said Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter. "This new store brings just that to Germantown. I'm excited for residents to have a great option for food shopping in their neighborhood and for more jobs to be added to the local economy."
The Germantown location adds approximately 55 jobs to the local economy.
Ambler, Pa., Grand Opening Details
The Ambler Pa., store will open to the public at 8 a.m. following ribbon-cutting ceremonies. Former Philadelphia football player Mike Evans will greet customers and sign autographs from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
As part of the grand opening festivities in Ambler, Bottom Dollar Food will donate $2,000 to support hunger relief efforts in the community. A donation of $1,000 will be presented to Mattie Dixon Community Cupboard, and another $1,000 donation will be presented to Chelten Baptist Seeds of Hope Community Food Pantry.
"Right now, we don't have a grocery store in Ambler. This Bottom Dollar Food will help to keep Ambler a walking community, which is what has attracted so many people to live here," said Ambler Mayor Bud Wahl. "Our community has been waiting for the store and could not be more excited. We welcome Bottom Dollar Food to Ambler."
The Ambler, Pa., location adds approximately 45 jobs to the local economy
About Bottom Dollar Food
Bottom Dollar Food, based in Salisbury, N.C., is redefining the discount grocery model by offering private brands and the national brands that matter most to customers, in addition to fresh produce and quality meats, at discount prices and in an energetic shopping environment. Bottom Dollar Food operates 62 stores in three states – Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Ohio. For more information, visit www.bottomdollarfood.com.
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