Grand Opening Set For Rockaway Stop & Shop
Stop & Shop will host a grand opening celebration at its newest store in Arverne on Thursday, October 21, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The 55,000- square-foot store is located at 70-20 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Arverne By The Sea.
The store will employ more than 150
workers, a spokesperson for the chain said.
Stop & Shop District Manager Tony Armellino and Store Manager Vito Orlando will be joined by community leaders and elected officials. Invitations have been extended to Congressman Gregory Meeks, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall, State Senator Malcolm Smith, Assemblywoman Michele Titus and City Councilman James Sanders.
Stop & Shop will also announce the donation of $1,000 to the YMCA of Greater New York, which will be the beneficiary of a store-sponsored raffle during the grand opening program.
Among the features available at the new Arverne Stop & Shop are: Citizen’s Bank; a pharmacy; a full-service florist; full-service deli including Boar’s Head products; a full-service seafood sushi bar; an expanded Natural Organic department; an Ethnic/ International aisle; and a Specialty Foods department. There will also be an extensive self-checkout system.
The Arverne Stop & Shop will be open from 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., Monday - Saturday and from 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. on Sunday. The new store is also fully accessible to people with disabilities.