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Sam's Club Moves to New Location in the City of Lufkin
Popular warehouse chain continues service to East Texas community with all new facility.

LUFKIN, Texas, October 17, 2006 – Since 1997, Sam’s Club has proudly served residents in the City of Lufkin, and it will continue to do so with an all new location at 407 N. Brentwood. On Thurs., October 19, the Club will relocate in order to further enhance the member experience of residents throughout Angelina County.

An exclusive tour for the news media is planned at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 17 during which 11 local charities and community organizations will receive grants totaling $25,000. Business Members are invited to attend a breakfast and club preview on Wednesday, Oct. 18. Grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremonies begin at 9:45 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 19.

“This relocation will help us to better serve the needs of the community here in Lufkin,” said Mike Hampson, club manager. “We believe both our existing members, as well as shoppers unfamiliar with warehouse clubs, will find value in our selection of fresh foods, brand name electronics, jewelry and exciting treasure hunt items.”

“In addition, we look forward to our continued partnerships with local dignitaries, civic organizations, non-profit entities and business owners, as we work together to help them to lower costs and increase profits.”

Some of the Lufkin Sam’s Club new features include:
  • Expedited pick-up process for “Fax ‘n Pull” and “Click ‘n Pull” orders.
  • Tire and Battery center
  • 1 Hour Photo with digital kiosk
  • bakery
  • optical department with licensed independent optometrist
  • café
  • pharmacy
  • floral
  • meal replacement
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 more than 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

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