Oct 10 2016

Grand Opening Set for Westlake Ace Hardware in Carrollton, TX

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Weekend community celebration set for Oct. 14-16

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Oct. 10, 2016)Westlake Ace Hardware will hold grand opening festivities – including a ribbon cutting, vendor demos, and family-friendly activities – for its new location in Carrollton, Texas, the weekend of Oct. 14-16. This marks the tenth store for Westlake Ace Hardware in Texas.

Located at 3044 Old Denton Road, the 15,000-square-foot store will sell traditional hardware products such as tools, fasteners, paint, plumbing and electric supplies – as well as pet care, outdoor living, and BBQ products. Additionally, it features a large Garden Center and will provide a wide range of seasonal lawn and garden supplies.

To celebrate joining the Carrollton community, Westlake Ace Hardware will host vendor demonstrations, provide samples of select products, offer family-fun activities for kids, and give away prizes. A cookout at the store on Saturday and Sunday will benefit the Carrollton Youth Football League.

Any customer who signs up for an Ace Rewards Card during the grand opening (from 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 14 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 16) will automatically be entered in a drawing for valuable prizes:

  • Grand Prize: STIHL prize package including a chain saw, blower, backpack, string trimmer and accessories.  ($1,500 total value)
  • Second Prize: Yeti prize package including Colster® rambler, flip hopper cooler, cooler tundra, tumbler rambler, and rambler bottle  ($700 total value)
  • Third Prize: $100 Westlake Ace gift card

The schedule of grand opening weekend festivities includes:

Thursday, Oct. 13

  • 10:30 a.m.to 11 a.m. – Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting
  •  11 a.m. to Noon – Commercial business lunch (grilled by Traeger representatives)  and tour of store 

 Friday, Oct. 14

  •  7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. – “Early bird” customers who enter the store will randomly receive a scratch off discount card worth 10, 20, 50, or 100 percent off their purchases

 Saturday, Oct. 15

  •  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Vendor demos by Big Green Egg, Traeger, FireDisc®, Masterbuilt, Amy Howard, and more.
  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Chainsaw carving demo
  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Face painting, games, and kettle corn
  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – A fundraiser cookout for the Carrollton Youth Football League (hot dogs, chips and drink with a suggested $2 donation)

 Sunday, Oct. 16

  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – A fundraiser cookout for the Carrollton Youth Football League (hot dogs, chips and drink with a suggested $2 donation)
  • 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Face painting, carnival games, pumpkin painting, and cotton candy

 The Supply Place

 With the opening of the new store, Westlake is introducing The Supply Place: a convenient local business resource for local businesses. The Supply Place helps Westlake’s commercial customers save time and money on routine supplies so they can focus on what’s important – running their businesses. During the grand opening, any commercial business customer that fills out an information form at The Supply Place tent will be entered in a drawing for valuable prizes:

  • Grand Prize: Yeti Hopper
  • Second Prize: Hand tool assortment with Craftsman, DeWALT, and Milwaukee.
  • Third Prize:  $100 Westlake Ace gift card and Rejuvenate gift basket

“We’re thrilled to open our tenth Texas location in Carrollton,” said Tom Knox, CEO of Westlake Ace Hardware. “Our mission is to be ‘The Helpful Place’ for our Carrollton customers and to help them keep their households running smoothly by providing the highest level of service, products and know-how. We look forward to becoming a trusted part of this community.”

 About Westlake Ace Hardware

 Westlake has been in operation for more than 100 years and currently has 94 neighborhood hardware stores in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico. It has been part of the Ace hardware distribution network since 1959, and a wholly owned Ace subsidiary since 2012. Westlake is the largest member of the Ace Hardware Cooperative, giving its customers access to more than 70,000 products—both in-store and by special order—to help them complete numerous household and lawn and garden projects. For more information about Westlake, please visit www.westlakehardware.com.

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