MADISON, Miss. (July 31, 2015)— Sam’s Club associates and managers will join with local residents and officials to open the company’s newly relocated club at 257 Grandview Blvd. in Madison this Thursday, August 6 following a 10 a.m. grand opening ceremony.

”We are so excited to begin operation at our beautiful new facility,” said Club Manager David Speer. “Our new location is 11,000 square feet larger than previous, contains an expanded produce area and a newly-designed Health and Wellness Center, featuring a Sam’s Club Hearing Aid Center. Our members are going to love it.”

New club gives $10,000 to local nonprofits

The grand opening celebration will focus on the company’s commitment to being a club of the community. Sam’s Club associates selected several local nonprofit organizations to receive $10,000 in community giving grants. Grant award winners include:

  • Liberty Park
  • National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Central MS
  • Special Olympics Madison
  • Mississippi SIDS Alliance & Infant Safety

“Giving back is a part of the Sam’s Club tradition and our associates are excited to be able to help such worthy organizations,” said Speer. “It’s another reason to be proud to work at Sam’s Club.”
Last year, Sam’s Club and Walmart stores in Mississippi provided $14.9 million dollars in cash and in-kind donations to nonprofit organizations in the state. These donations represent community grants, food donations and associate volunteer efforts from stores, clubs and the Walmart Foundation.

Grand opening ceremony features local officials, special events

Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler and members of Madison the City Chamber of Commerce will be among those in attendance at Thursday’s grand opening ceremony. The Madison Police Department will post the colors and Sam’s Club associate Tikesha Simmonswill perform the national anthem.

Sam’s Club will also showcase a variety of food samples and product demonstrations. Special events include Vitamix Blenders, Chef Shamy Gourmet Butters, Logo Tailgate Event,and Polk’s Meatto name a few.

Pharmacy and Hearing Center among Amenities

The Madison club will have a full-service pharmacywhere members and the public can take advantage of great savings on medications they use every day. Free grand opening health screenings will assess cholesterol, blood pressure, vision, hearing and a variety of other wellness areas, and will run Thursday, Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Aug. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Layout, Bright Atmosphere, Expansive Selections Await Members

The new Sam’s Club features a shopper-friendly interior layout and measures approximately 141,000 square feet. Members can rely on fresh produce, quality meats, and home meal solutions among the huge selection of merchandise. The club also boasts an array of service offerings for its members. In addition to the pharmacy, the club also features an Opticaldepartment and Hearing AidCenter. Members can find services tailored to their business needs such as credit card payment processingmobile payrolland legal services.  Membership also includes special savings on vacation planning through Sam’s Club Travel.

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 Passavailable online or in the club at the Member Service Desk.

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 652 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 Twitterand Facebook.

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