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[August 12, 2014]

New Bossier City Sam's Club Brings New Products, Value to Area

BOSSIER CITY, La. --(Business Wire)--

Sam's Club will open its Bossier City club at 2861 Beene Blvd. following an 8 a.m. Grand Opening ceremony Thursday, August 14. The membership warehouse club will bring 170 jobs to the community and will give residents and small business owners the opportunity to access incredible deals and amazing finds on quality merchandise, including products made in Louisiana.

"The Bossier City Sam's Club was built specifically with the needs of our community in mind," said Club Manager John Hamm. "The community has been extremely supportive of Sam's Club and we look forward to serving the area for many years to come."

Bossier City associates selected several local organizations to receive more than $18,000 in community giving grants. In the last fiscal year, Sam's Club, and parent company Walmart, gave more than $21 million to non-profits in the state of Louisiana. The following local organizations will be presented checks prior to Thursday's grand opening:

  • Special Olympics
  • Vets Helping Vets
  • Bikers Against Child Abuse
  • Northwest Louisiana Community Development Corporation
  • Bossier Kids, Inc.
  • Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana
  • Hand in Paw
  • Volunteers of America of North Louisiana
  • Joe LeBlanc Food Pantry

Grand Opening ceremony features local officials, special events

Local officials and members of the Chamber of Commerce will be among those in attendance at Thursday's Grand Opening ceremony. Camp Minden Color Guard will present colors and the Airline High School will perform the National Anthem at the grand opening.

Sam's Club will showcase a variety of food samples and product demonstrations. Special showcase events include US Jesco Steam Mop, cheddar cheese wheel carving and DFS Butters. Sam's Club is also proud to host Waterfall Forge copper fountains. Owner Buddy Holmes from Prairieville, Louisiana has been making fountains and copper art by hand for more than 18 years. His creations have been featured in Home and Garden Television's "Modern Masters" and the DIY Network. Also, local favorite Cousins will provide samples of their well-known dressing.

Former Dallas Cowboys tight-end Jay Novacek, a five-time Pro Bowler and member of the Cllege Football Hall of Fame, will also be making a special guest appearance on Friday, August 15 from 5 to 7 p.m.


A number of health and wellness services will also be available including:

  • Free health screenings will be offered for both members and the public monthly. Grand opening screenings will assess cholesterol, blood pressure, vision, hearing and a variety of other wellness areas, and will run August 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and August 15 and 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • The Sam's Club Pharmacy, which is open to the public, features many $4 and $10 generic prescriptions.
  • The Optical Center offers $40 off one additional pair of regularly priced prescription eyeglasses with the purchase of a complete pair of eyeglasses at regular price.
  • The Hearing Aid Center features premium technology in hearing aids and personal listening devices.

Members will discover savings on a number of outstanding items Grand Opening weekend, including:

  • HP® 15.6" Notebook for $299
  • VIZIO 60" Class LED Smart HDTV for $778
  • Atlantic Salmon Fillet for $6.98 per pound
  • Caramel Apple (News - Alert) Pie for $7.98
  • Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad, 40 ounces for $3.98

Quality products and services help small businesses and busy families

Sam's Club is offering its unique, shopper-friendly experience with this Bossier City club. Members can rely on fresh produce, quality meats and home meal solutions, while small business owners can find office supplies, vending machine snacks and paper goods. Restaurant owners and caterers will find access to quality items most often used by foodservice businesses.

Other benefits for Sam's Club membership include early shopping hours and Click 'n' Pull - an innovative way for members to save time by clicking and ordering select items online at SamsClub.com and then simply allowing associates to pull the items for pickup at the club.

Membership Information

A Sam's Club membership is an investment that more than pays for itself. Whether buying for a household or a business, a Sam's Club member can access exclusive savings on merchandise and outstanding benefits. With early shopping hours, and additional discounts on pharmacy and optical services, Sam's Plus memberships offer even more with additional great benefits. Sam's Plus memberships are $100 annually. Sam's Savings memberships and Sam's Business memberships are $45 annually. Special savings for college students and military families are also available. For more information, visit SamsClub.com/membership.

About Sam's Club

Sam's Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the nation's eighth largest retailer and a leading membership warehouse club offering superior products and services in more than 630 clubs across the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. To learn more about Savings Made Simple, visit the Sam's Club Newsroom, shop at SamsClub.com, and interact with Sam's Club on Twitter and Facebook.

*Sam's Club® Advertised Merchandise Policy

It is our firm intention to have every advertised item in stock. Occasionally, however, an advertised item may not be available for purchase due to unforeseen difficulties. We reserve the right to limit quantities to normal retail purchases or one-per-member or household, and to exclude resellers. We have done our best to ensure all information in this piece is accurate and up to-date. Errors and omissions occasionally occur and are subject to correction. Pricing and item availability may vary by location and in Alaska, Hawaii, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Wisconsin and on SamsClub.com. Pricing and items are valid at your 2861 Beene Blvd., Bossier City, La. club and are good August 14-17, 2014. © Copyright 2014 Sam's Club. All rights reserved. Designed by Sam's


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