The Kroger store at 564 Crosstown Drive in Peachtree City, Georgia, celebrated its grand reopening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday morning after undergoing a more than 43,000-s.f. expansion—increasing in size to approximately 100,000 s.f.
The expansion adds an estimated 100 new jobs to the Peachtree City community.
“Kroger has been a part of the Peachtree City community for more than 26 years and is always looking for ways to better serve our customers,” said Glynn Jenkins, director of communications and public relations for Kroger’s Atlanta Division. “We are thrilled to host the re-grand opening event and to provide our customers with many new amenities that will enhance their shopping experience.”
The renovated Kroger features an expanded deli and bakery, Kitchen Place, Chef on the Run, drive-thru pharmacy, new Starbucks kiosk, Nature’s Market, extensive general merchandise, new floral department and The Little Clinic.
The Little Clinic, found inside select Kroger stores, is staffed with board certified nurse practitioners and physician assistants authorized to diagnose, treat and write prescriptions for common illnesses such as bronchitis, sinus infections, seasonal allergies and the flu. The clinic also provides a a wide selection of additional services such as camp and sports physicals, health screenings as well as a number of vaccinations for the entire family from age 18 months and up.
The Little Clinic is open seven days a week, including evenings, with no appointment necessary.
“In my more than 20 years of service to Kroger, the excitement expressed from the Peachtree City community and Kroger associates as we celebrate the re-grand opening of this store surpasses anything I’ve experienced before,” said Philip Thorne, store manager for the Crosstown Drive Kroger. “We look forward to serving this wonderful community for years to come.”
As part of the grand reopening festivities, Kroger donated $500 to partner schools, Oak Grove Elementary School and Starrs Mill High School. Additionally, Kroger donated 150 prepackaged school supplies to Oak Grove Elementary.
Celebrations will continue throughout the holiday season, with live entertainment, sampling and live demos, cookie decorating and more.