posted on May 21, 2019 17:00
Meijer opened an all-new supercenter in Fremont, Michigan, today, bringing the west- Michigan community a state-of-the-art retail experience that combines fresh groceries, general merchandise and low prices with a customer-focus that puts neighbors and community first.
The store’s first day of business featured students from the Fremont High School Jazz Band and Orchestra, a ribbon-cutting event with comments from Fremont Mayor Jim Rynberg and Meijer leadership. The store also demonstrated its commitment to the community by donating to two community organizations. Fremont Store Director Joe Vanhoven presented Daisy Brook Elementary School a check for $15,000 to help purchase books for its library. Vanhoven also presented a check for $10,000 to TrueNorth Community Services to support their mission of helping motivate self-sufficiency, promote enrichment and offer greater youth opportunities in local communities.
As part of its ongoing community support, Meijer donates more than six percent of its net profit to charitable organizations annually, and each of its stores works with local foodbanks and pantries to help fight hunger. Since 2008, the retailer’s Simply Give program has generated nearly $48 million for its food pantry partners in the six states it serves.
Located at 4665 South Green Ave., the 155,000 square-foot store is open 24 hours a day, 364 days a year and is among five new Meijer supercenters opened in the Midwest this year. In addition to offering the new Shop & Scan technology and popular Meijr Home Delivery service, team members at the Fremont store will bag groceries for customers during peak hours.
“We’re excited to bring the Meijer one-stop shopping experience to our friends and neighbors in Fremont and all of beautiful Newaygo County,” Executive Chairman Hank Meijer said.
“As we continue to grow throughout the Midwest we also continue to demonstrate our commitment to more communities in Michigan,” Meijer President & CEO Rick Keyes said. “