Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Walmart to host Farmer’s Market this Saturday

Check out this press release! Old news really since I posted a story about this yesterday more this offers some more info. I got this message via e-mail.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, July 21, 2009: Walmart will host a farmer’s market this Saturday at the site of the proposed store in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood. Taking place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., the farmer’s market will offer a variety of fresh, quality produce at Walmart’s signature low prices. All proceeds from the Walmart Fresh Farmer’s Market will directly benefit the Chatham Business Association.

“I am pleased Walmart will offer quality fruit and vegetables in our community this week to benefit the Chatham Business Association,” said Ald. Howard Brookins (21st Ward.) “We are looking forward to a fun day.”

The farmer’s market is the first to be held by Walmart in the Chicago area. WVON-AM 1690 will broadcast live from the event. Entry and parking is free. Cash only will be accepted. For more information, visit www.chicago.walmartcommunity.com

WHAT: Walmart Fresh Farmer’s Market

WHERE: At the site of the proposed store at the corner of 83rd & Stewart in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood.

WHEN: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, July 25
WVON-AM will be at the Farmer's Market and the proceeds from this event will directly benefit the Chatham Business Association. Well let the charm offensive commence!

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