Whole Foods Market Grand Opening

http://jacksonfreepress.com/users/pho... The City of Jackson is open for business and proud to announce the grand opening of Whole Foods Market on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Highland Village, 4500 I-55 North. The 34,000 square-foot store features specialties like nutritional supplements, an in-store smoked barbeque, organic salad bar, natural body care products, beer growler filling station, and the Yazoo Bend Coffee & Taproom with 4 beers on tap. Mayor Chokwe Lumumba knows that retailers of this magnitude create more jobs for citizens and has the potential to generate an economic boost in Jackson. “Whole Foods Market is a leading natural and organic food retailer. With more than 78,000 team members nationwide, it is ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For in America by Fortune Magazine – And, this company is here creating a unique shopping experience and job opportunities for Jacksonians.” said Mayor Lumumba. “I want everyone in this city to know and everyone beyond city limits to know that Jackson is open for business, and we are encouraging other businesses to set up shop here.” The grand opening event will kick off at 8:00 a.m. with a bread-breaking ceremony with remarks from company and city officials and a raffle for Whole Foods Market gift cards ranging in value from $5 to $500. The doors are open to the public at 9:00 a.m. Shoppers will also enjoy live music, samples from vendors and special sales. For more details on opening day events visit http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/jackson. About Whole Foods Market® As America’s first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market was named “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store” by Health magazine. The company's motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”™ captures its mission to ensure customer satisfaction and health, Team Member excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. With more than 78,000 employees, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNE magazine for 16 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2013, the company had sales of $12.9 billion and currently has more than 360 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

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