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With New Store in Kansas, Fareway Expanding Into Eighth State

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In a move that would bring the grocer into an eighth state, Fareway said it will be submitting an application to build a 21,000-square-foot store in Basehor, Kansas.

“We would like to thank local city officials for helping make this project possible, as we look forward to serving and becoming an integral part of the thriving Basehor community,” said CEO Reynolds W. Cramer

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Basehor elected officials and staff sought to bring the business to the community. 

“I am so proud of our City Administrator Leslee Rivarola and Deputy City Administrator Maddie Waldeck for their hard work in bringing such a quality grocery store to Basehor,” said Mayor Dick Drennon

“As mayor, I hear a lot from the community about wanting a grocery store. I am so excited that Fareway Stores Inc. has chosen Basehor, Kansas. I would like to thank the city council for creating an environment where businesses feel valued and want to locate. We are really lucky to have such dedicated elected officials on our city council. It is truly a great time to be a Basehor resident.”

About Fareway

Family-owned Fareway Stores Inc. has more than 12,000 employees and 139 stores across its current seven-state region. It has been recognized as a top 10 employer in lowa.

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