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Sam's Club Opens New Club in Pooler
Popular warehouse chain to open second facility in the county over the past three months

POOLER, Ga., October 3, 2006 – Since early August, residents throughout Chatham County have been privileged to shop at the newly relocated Sam’s Club on 1975 E Montgomery Cross Rd. in Savannah. On October 12, an additional location will open at 15 Mill Creek Cir., to help us to better serve the needs of Pooler community.

An exclusive tour for the news media is planned at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10 during which 17 local charities and community organizations will receive grants totaling $35,250. Business Members are invited to attend a breakfast and club preview Wednesday, Oct. 11. Grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremonies begin at 9:45 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 12.

“This new and additional location will help us to better serve the needs of the communities throughout Chatham County,” said Linda McMahon, club manager. “We believe both our existing members in the Pooler area, as well as shoppers unfamiliar with warehouse clubs, will enjoy and find value in our selection of fresh foods, brand name electronics, jewelry and exciting treasure hunt items.”

“In addition, as the community continues to grow we expect to be able to serve both new and existing businesses in the area as a partner to help them cut costs and achieve success.”

Some of the Pooler Sam’s Club new features include:
  • Expedited pick-up process or drive thru for “Fax ‘n Pull” and “Click ‘n Pull” orders.
  • Tire and Batteries center
  • 1 Hour Photo with digital kiosk
  • bakery
  • optical department with licensed independent optometrist
  • pharmacy
  • floral
  • gasoline station
Sam’s Club offers a variety of services including health insurance, merchant credit card processing and travel services as well as other programs. Both Business and Advantage Members can save even more on club services and purchases with a Plus Membership earning up to two percent cash back by using a Sam’s Club Discover card.

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

About Sam’s Club
Sam’s Club is a division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., and ranks as one of the nation’s largest warehouse clubs with 47 million U.S. members. The first Sam’s Club opened its doors in Midwest City, Oklahoma in 1983. Sam’s Club offers exceptional values on merchandise and services for business owners and consumers. Online merchandise and club information is available at www.samsclub.com.

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