Lucky’s Market Holds ‘Bacon Cutting’ to Open Ellisville Store
Lucky’s Market will open its second natural and specialty grocery store in Missouri on July 30, at 15830 Fountain Plaza Dr. Ellisville, MO 63011. Opening day activities include a bacon-cutting ceremony and speech at 10 a.m. including two $5,000 contributions to Wildwood YMCA Children’s Learning Garden and The Assistance League of St. Louis “Steps for Success” program.
The Ellisville store is the seventh nationwide for Lucky’s, a Boulder favorite that expanded within Colorado and into Ohio in 2013. Stores opened earlier this year in Columbia, MO., Billings, MT., and Louisville, KY.
Other special events planned around the Louisville store’s opening include:
- A grand opening party on Saturday, August 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with $1 house-made pork brats and hot dogs, $1 beverages, live music, free hand drawn caricatures from Caricature Winery, and face painting for the kids.
- A local food fest on Sunday, August 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with local food vendors giving out samples, and face painting for the kids.
- 5% Days in which five percent of the day’s total net sales will go to three local organizations. On Tuesday, August 12, Lucky’s will be supporting Howard Park Center, Tuesday, August 19, Lucky’s will be supporting Ellisville Elementary, and on Tuesday, August 26, Lucky’s will be supporting Crestview Middle School.
- Bags for Change. Shoppers reusing their shopping bags will get a 10-cent credit on their purchase or a wooden dime to place in one of the three boxes designated to three local charities. Lucky’s will match the total donations after the quarter is over for double the giving. The three local organizations that Lucky’s will be supporting in the first quarter are: Gateway Greening, Livewell STL, and Trailnet.
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