Friday, November 30, 2012
Wawa celebrated its grand opening with a hoagie building contest between police officers and fire fighters.
Wawa celebrated its grand opening Friday morning with a little bit of friendly competition between the Anne Arundel County police and fire departments. Police officers and fire fighters raced to see which team could build more subs in three minutes. In the end, the fire fighters walked away victorious, earning them $1,000 for the department. The police didn't walk away empty handed though, earning the department a $500 check. "Our grand opening celebration is a wonderful way to show our support, bring the community together and provide the Glen Burnie community with the Wawa products it loves," said Chief Information Officer, Suzanne Keenan. This location, 7124 Ritchie Highway, is the second WaWa location in Glen Burnie. Get local stories…
Thursday, July 26, 2012
The store will celebrate with a grand opening event at 9 a.m. to mark the occasion.
Glen Burnie will be the home to Anne Arundel County's sixth Goodwill store when it opens its doors on Friday. The store will celebrate with a grand opening event at 9 a.m. to mark the occasion, according to a press release. The newest Goodwill store will be located at 7311A Ritchie Highway and creates 13 new jobs. "To celebrate the opening, Goodwill will be having a ribbon cutting, raffle, as well as our everyday great prices and selection. Customers can enter to win a flat screen television or Kindle Fire during the grand opening weekend," according to a press release. For more information on the new location, call 410-863-5983.
Friday, June 8, 2012
The new gaming and entertainment facility held its grand opening Wednesday night in Hanover, but not everyone is excited about the new venue.
Thousands descended upon the new Maryland Live! casino at Arundel Mills Mall in Hanover Wednesday night to celebrate the grand opening of the new gaming and entertainment facility. Several parts of the complex are still incomplete, but Wednesday's opening still made for a big night for developer David Cordish. I honestly toyed with the idea of going past the casino last night, but thought better of it. I wonder what the casino will do to traffic. And I was interested to see how residents in the Glen Burnie area felt about the Maryland Live! casino. "Stayed far, far away from that area!!!" wrote Robin Wingfield Lyons on Glen Burnie Patch's Facebook page. Brent Anderson attempted to check it out, but also said he decided against it. "Went, …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
The renovated store on Chesapeake Center Drive will hold a grand opening event on Friday.
The Wal-Mart located on Chesapeake Center Drive will hold its grand opening Friday morning as the store welcomes a full line of groceries and new products and services. The expansion of the store is expected to create 85 new jobs and features a redesigned layout, according to a Wal-Mart press release. The new design features wide aisles, enhanced service and a layout designed to make the shopping experience more convenient for customers, according to the press release. "The layout of the store is easy to navigate, which will save customers time as they shop for everyday necessities at our unbeatable prices," said store manager Eric Quist in a press release. "By grouping the products that our customers most often purchase we are making one-…