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May 11, 2002
Schnuck Markets to Open New Logli in Janesville, Wis. on Tuesday, May 14
ST. LOUIS - Schnuck Markets, Inc. will offer Janesville, Wis. area customers enhanced product variety, selection and value when it opens its new 65,000-square-foot Logli Supermarket on Tuesday, May 14, at 9 a.m. The new store is located in the Creston Park Shopping Center on Milton Avenue at 1501 Creston Park Drive.
This will be the first Logli supermarket to serve the Janesville community, and the first in the state of Wisconsin. The new store will employ over 200 full-time and part-time associates.
"We are pleased to bring to Janesville residents Logli's outstanding quality products and exceptional customer service backed by Schnucks' buying power and operating efficiencies," said Craig D. Schnuck, chairman and chief executive officer of Schnuck Markets. "Customers will experience value, top quality and great variety at our new store."
"We are delighted to open this new, large store with greatly expanded product selection in Janesville. We appreciate the community's enthusiastic anticipation to our grand opening," said Scott C. Schnuck, president and chief operating officer.
A full-service pharmacy and complete drug store will be available. The pharmacy will be open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Schnucks now operates 82 pharmacies in four states.
Heidi Thomas has been named store manager of the new Logli Supermarket. Thomas joined Schnucks in 1990, and she will oversee the new store's daily operations. "My store team and I have been working around the clock to ensure that everything is ready for our customers on opening day," Thomas said.
Pat Rushing has been named store co-manager. He most recently served as co-manager at the Rockford Plaza Logli in Rockford, Ill. Rushing joined Logli in 1990.
Sandy Snider has been promoted to Customer Service Manager. She most recently served as assistant customer service manager at the Rockford Plaza Logli. Snider joined Logli in 1998.
Logli Supermarkets was founded in 1907 in Rockford, Ill. and became a division of Schnuck Markets, Inc. in March 1998. Schnuck Markets, Inc. currently operates 91 stores (5 under the Logli name) in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. The company also is in the process of acquiring 12 Seessel's stores with nine in-store pharmacies in Tennessee and Mississippi. Schnucks is a family-owned company and was founded in St. Louis in 1939.
Editors Notes: Invited participants to be in the ribbon cutting ceremony will include Heidi Thomas, Pat Rushing, Sandy Snider, Pharmacy Manager Dennis Dawiedczyk, Schnucks Checker of the Year Donna Lesinski, Janesville City Manager Steve Scheiffer, Jeffrey Metz and Don Frost of MSI General Corporation and David Israel of Creston Park L.L.C.
Grand Opening Schedule:
The four Logli stores in Rockford area include the following:
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