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10/18/2006
Sneak Peek of new 24 Hour Harris Teeter Store in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Media Alert

Wednesday, October 18, 2006      

Media Contact:

Jo Sorenson                                                                                       

704.844.3904                                                                          jsorenson@harristeeter.com                                       
                                          

What:          Sneak Peek of new 24 Hour Harris Teeter Store

 

When:         Monday, October 30, 2006

                   Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 5:30pm

Taste of Teeter, 5:30pm - 8:00pm   

 

Where:         Darnestown Village Center

14101 Darnestown Road

Gaithersburg, MD 20878    

 

Following the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Harris Teeter will host a Taste of Teeter.  This event is a complimentary in-store sampling of Harris Teeter’s most unique products and a variety of fine wines.

 

Harris Teeter’s official first day of business is Tuesday, October 31 Grand opening festivities will continue throughout the weekend. Below are some of the highlights:

 

Friday, November 3

Ø      Grand Opening demos will provide guests with free Harris Teeter specialty product samples from 4pm - 8pm.

Ø      e-VIC mobile gives guests an opportunity to sign up for the service that notifies them when items they regularly buy are on sale from 3pm – 7pm.

 

Saturday, November 4

Ø      Grand Opening demos will provide guests with free Harris Teeter specialty product samples from 10am - 2pm.

Ø      Harry the Dragon the Harris Teeter mascot will visit with children from 11am - 3pm.

Ø      Harry the Dragon Hot Dog Wagon will be in front of the store serving up tasty treats from 11am-3pm.

Ø      e-VIC mobile gives guests an opportunity to sign up for the service that notifies them when items they regularly buy are on sale from 11am – 3pm. 

 

Features and Departments:

Full Service Meat Department with Harris Teeter Rancher and Reserve Angus Beef • Fishermans Market Seafood Department • Certified Green Thumb Experts and produce from around the world in our Farmers Market • Full Service Fresh Foods Department • Specialty Foods • Rotisserie Chicken, Pork Or Turkey • International Foods • Imported Cheeses • Sushi • Wine Consultant • Coinstar • Money Gram • Fresh Cut Flowers • Pharmacy • Starbucks

 

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Harris Teeter, Inc. with headquarters in Matthews, NC, is a subsidiary of Ruddick Corporation (NYSE:RDK). Harris Teeter is the 40th largest supermarket in the United States with 2004 sales of $2.57 billion. The grocery store chain employs over 15,000 associates and has 154 stores in North and South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, and Florida.