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SAM'S CLUB Relocates to all New Location in the City of Sandusky
Club associates will present more than $33,000 in grants to local non-profit organizations; location is 28th in the great state of Ohio.

SANDUSKY, Ohio–Sept. 12, 2006 – Erie County residents will be amazed at the affordable luxury, goods and services available at the all new SAM’S CLUB location at 614 Crossings Rd., which will participate in a special community day on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., in preparation for the official opening day on Thurs., Sept. 14 at 9:45 a.m. Local media outlets encouraged to attend both ceremonies for photo opportunities, live satellite feeds or footage for B-roll packages.

At the community day ceremony, more than $33,000 in grants will be awarded to several non-profit organizations, such as, The United Way of Erie County, Humane Society, and the local police and fire departments. Community leaders, grant recipients and the general public will join associates for a tour of the new Club immediately following the grant presentation on Tuesday.

“SAM’S CLUB is pleased to be the newest member of this great community here in Northwest Ohio, and we are looking forward to bringing new jobs, merchandise and services to area residents and entrepreneurs, which help to ensure the economy continues to thrive for many years to come.”

SAM’S CLUB members in the City of Sandusky will enjoy amenities at the new location--Tire and Batteries area, 1 hour photo, optical, café, pharmacy, floral and a gasoline station.

Affordable Luxury – Business, Home & Life
For the business owner and consumer seeking the best value, SAM’S CLUB offers a treasure hunt shopping experience complete with an extensive inventory of more than 5,000 affordable luxury items, including branded electronics, upscale jewelry, choice meats and seasonal items.

Small business owners and operators will also have access to additional services to help them increase productivity and profitability, including health insurance solutions, merchant and credit card processing, as well as, marketing solutions including signs and banners.

Regular Club hours are Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Gold Key Hours for business members are 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

SAM’S CLUB, a division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., and is the nation’s largest warehouse club with 47 million members. The first SAM’S CLUB opened its doors in Midwest City, Oklahoma in 1983 and today operates across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Brazil and China. SAM’S CLUB offers exceptional values on merchandise and services for business owners and consumers. Online merchandise and club information is available at