OTTAWA, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - April 17, 2013) - On Saturday, April 20, 2013 Giant Tiger will celebrate the official opening of its new store in North Bay located at 278 Lakeshore Drive.
Doors will open at 8 a.m. after a ribbon cutting ceremony and speeches by some local dignitaries and the Store Manager, Sean Wilson. Giant Tiger is proud to be connected and committed to the communities we serve. A charity BBQ will be taking place benefitting Big Brothers & Big Sisters of North Bay; get a hot dog and a drink for $1.
It will be a fun-filled day with plenty of free activities for customers of all ages, including gift card giveaways to the first 100 customers in store, a rock climbing wall, free coffee and hot chocolate, strolling entertainment and even a visit from Friendly the Giant Tiger! There will be promotional giveaways during the celebrations.
What: Giant Tiger Grand Opening
When: Saturday, April 20, 2013
7:40 a.m.: Opening ceremonies, speeches and the ribbon cutting
8 a.m.: Giant Tiger North Bay officially opens
Where: 278 Lakeshore Drive, North Bay
Has over 19,000 square feet of shopping space.
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Giant Tiger is Canada's low price Giant! We are the leading Canadian owned family discount store, committed to providing on trend family fashions, groceries, and everyday needs. Established in 1961 in Ottawa's Byward Market, the privately held company has grown to over 200 locations across Canada and employs over 7,000 team members. All Giant Tiger locations are locally owned or operated by a team member that knows the community. In addition, in 2001 the North West Company entered into a franchise agreement with Giant Tiger Stores Limited for NWC to open and operate Giant Tiger stores in Western Canada. The friendly local stores with the iconic yellow Tiger logo are not only where Canadians shop more and spend less, but they help bring communities together. Giant Tiger has a long-standing tradition of supporting surrounding communities and corporate stewardship. In 2012, Giant Tiger donated more than $2 million to more than 700 local associations and charities across Canada. For more information about the company, please visit www.gianttiger.com or join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gianttiger or follow us on Twitter @GTboutique.
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