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Grand Opening of Cape Coral Sam’s Club Set for This Thursday

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Sam’s Club will open its newest club in Cape Coral this Thursday. The doors will officially open following an 8 a.m. grand opening ceremony at the club located at 301 SW Pine Island Road.

The event will focus on the company’s commitment to community. In addition to bringing more than 170 jobs to the area, the membership warehouse club will give residents and small business owners the opportunity to access incredible deals on quality merchandise, including products made in Florida.

“We are so grateful for the support of our community leading up to the grand opening,” said Club Manager Craig Canup. “We have been preparing for many months and look forward to providing legendary service to our friends and neighbors.”

Sam’s Club associates selected several local organizations to receive more than $40,000 in community giving grants. In the last fiscal year, Sam’s Club, and parent company Walmart, gave more than $67 million to non-profits in the state of Florida. The following local organizations will be presented checks prior to Thursday’s grand opening:

. Cultural Park Theater

. St. Marten de Porres Outreach Community Ministries

. Boy Scout Troop Unit 4

. Lifeline Family Center

. Grace Methodist Church Boy Scout Troop 82

. Trafalgar Middle School

. Island Coast High School

. Wounded Warrior Anglers of America

. Cape Coral Rotary Foundation

. Cape Coral Charter School Authority

. 4 Words Foundation

. Boy Scout Troop 761

. Invest in America’s Veterans Foundation

. Samaritan Health and Wellness Center

Grand Opening ceremony features local officials, special events

Local officials, including Mayor Marni Sawicki, and members of the Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce will be among those in attendance at Thursday’s Grand Opening ceremony. The 22nd Recruiting and Retention Battalion will present colors and Sam’s Club associate John Bowlin will perform the National Anthem at the grand opening.

To add to the excitement of the grand opening, the club will host the following celebrity appearances and autograph signing events:

  • Russell Shepard, Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver and special teamer on Jan. 22 from 3-5 p.m.
  • Sammy Watkins, Florida native and Buffalo Bills wide receiver on Jan. 25 from 12-2 p.m.

Sam’s Club will showcase a variety of food samples and product demonstrations. Special showcase events include Florida favorite Tortuga Rum Cakes.

Free health screenings are offered monthly to both members and the public in the Sam’s Club Pharmacy. Grand opening screenings will assess cholesterol, blood pressure, vision, hearing and a variety of other wellness areas, and will run Thursday, January 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and January 23 and 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Quality products and services help small businesses and busy families

Sam’s Club offers a unique, shopper-friendly experience. Members can rely on fresh produce, quality meats and home meal solutions, while small business owners can find office supplies, vending machine snacks, paper goods, and much more. Restaurant owners and caterers will find access to quality items most often used by foodservice businesses.

Membership Information

A Sam’s Club membership is an investment that more than pays for itself. Whether buying for a household or a business, a Sam’s Club member can access exclusive savings on merchandise and outstanding benefits. For more information on benefits and pricing, visit SamsClub.com/membership.

Non-members are encouraged to visit the new club and take advantage of a free One-Day Pass to learn why Life is Better in The Club. Passes are available at the Member Services Desk or on our website.

About Sam’s Club

Sam’s Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) , is the nation’s eighth largest retailer and a leading membership warehouse club offering superior products and services in more than 645 clubs across the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. To learn more about Savings Made Simple, visit the Sam’s Club Newsroom, shop at SamsClub.com, and interact with Sam’s Club on Twitter and Facebook.

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