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Sam's Club Opens New Club in Zanesville
Popular warehouse chain to open 30th facility in the state of Ohio

ZANESVILLE, Ohio, October 26, 2006 –Residents throughout Muskingum County have been anxiously awaiting the opening of an all Sam’s Club location at 3724 Northpointe Dr., which marks the 30th location in The Buckeye State.

An exclusive tour for the news media is planned at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31 during which 17 local charities and community organizations will receive grants totaling $36,500. Business Members are invited to attend a breakfast and club preview Wednesday, Nov. 1. Grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremonies begin at 9:45 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 2.

“We are excited to be opening a new location in Zanesville,” said Alex Davis club manager. “We believe both our existing members in the region, as well as shoppers unfamiliar with warehouse clubs, will enjoy and find value in our selection of fresh foods, brand name electronics, jewelry and our treasure hunt of unexpected luxury items.

“In addition, we hope to establish a relationship with the small business community, in order to, help it to continue to flourish as we partner with both new and preexisting businesses to help them to lower costs and increase profits.”

Some of the Zanesville 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
  • pharmacy
  • floral
  • gasoline station
  • car wash
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 www.samsclub.com.

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