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07/12/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 07/12/2019 10:28

Fresno Ace Grand Opening Release

New Ace Hardware of Northeast Fresno Holds Grand Opening

FRESNO, Calif. - July 11, 2019 - The new Ace Hardware of Northeast Fresno at 1536 East Champlain Drive will kick off its grand opening festivities with a 'board cutting' ceremony on Friday, July 19 at 3 p.m. Representatives from the Fresno Chamber of Commerce, other local dignitaries, and store associates will cut a ceremonial board to mark the occasion.

The grand opening celebration will continue on Saturday, July 20 with family-friendly activities, a pet adoption event, prize drawings, great product deals and more. Grand opening sales and special offers will continue through Sunday, July 21.

Grand Opening Schedule for Saturday, July 20 (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.)

  • Vendor demos -- including BBQ grills and tastings, and the DeWalt Innovation Truck
  • Free kids' activities - including face painting and a 'paint-a-pot' planting activity
  • Ace Rewards prize giveaways - including the chance to win a $500 Ace Gift Card
  • Lots of activities for the four-legged shoppers in the pet-friendly Ace store - including free dog ice cream social, a pet adoption with Animal Compassion Team Pet Adoption, and a chance to view the large selection of pet beds, treats, and other products in the Pet Supply 'store-within-a store.'
  • A charity cook-out - mac-and-cheese topped with pulled pork and brisket, ribs and more - to benefit Operation BBQ Relief

The new store sells traditional hardware products such as fasteners, electrical supplies, tools, plumbing, and features several 'store-in-a-store' concepts and departments - The Garden Center, Backyard BBQ, Outdoor Power Equipment - presenting Stihl, The Tool Shop, The Paint Studio, Pet Supply, and Kitchen Essentials.

About Ace Hardware

Ace Hardware is the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world, with more than 5,200 locally owned and operated hardware stores in approximately 70 countries. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill., Ace and its subsidiaries operate an expansive network of distribution centers in the U.S. and have distribution capabilities in Ningbo, China; Colon, Panama; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Since 1924, Ace has become a part of local communities around the world and known as the place with the helpful hardware folks.