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July 30, 2012:
Price Chopper Celebrates 20 Years Of Baking Authentic NYC-Style Bagels From Scratch
Price Chopper Supermarkets is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its in-store Bagel Factories which handcraft fresh New York style bagels and bialys from scratch for customers on a daily basis. To commemorate the occasion, Price Chopper is offering some insight into the unique process of handcrafting authentic bagels and a chance for customers to win free bagels for a year. To celebrate 20 years of Bagel Factories, Price Chopper is also offering customers a chance to win free bagels for a year. More details are outlined in the news release.
May 1, 2012:
Price Chopper's Fourth Annual 'Build-A-Bouquet' For Mother's Day Helps Kids Celebrate Mom
Price Chopper's younger customers will have the opportunity to partake in the supermarket chain's 4th annual "Build-A-Bouquet" activity in celebration of Mother's Day on Saturday, May 12 (the day before Mother's Day) from noon - 4 pm and on Sunday, May 13 (Mother's Day) from 10 am - 2 pm. Details are outlined in the news release.
May 1, 2012:
Price Chopper Named To 2012 GXT Earth Day Honor Roll For Leadership In Sustainability
Price Chopper, selected from a wide range of nominees, was recognized by GXT Green for its siginificant contributions to sustainability efforts and was named to the 2012 GXT Earth Day Honor Roll. GXT Green is a division of Global Exchange Technologies that helps the corporate community understand and mitigate their greenhouse gas emissions through verified, high value and high volume carbon offset projects such as rain forest preservation or reforestation. Details are outlined in the news release.
April 30, 2012:
Price Chopper Unveils First-Of-Its-Kind 'Price Chopper Limited' Store In Saratoga, NY
Price Chopper celebrates the opening of Price Chopper Limited, a first-of-its-kind concept store in the heart of Saratoga Springs, NY that provides the surrounding residential community with a smaller, full-service grocery store designed to meet the needs expressed by this community and to complement the larger nearby Price Chopper stores. The new store, located within the Market Center development at the corner of Railroad Place and Church Street, was built in response to neighbors' requests for a quality supermarket to help round out the palate of accessible products and services throughout the walkable neighborhood. Price Chopper developed the new concept to provide a full-service shopping experience with limited selections in a smaller, 19,000-square-foot footprint. Details are outlined in the news release.
April 27, 2012:
Price Chopper Launches Hiring Our Heros Campaign
Price Chopper is looking to hire approximately 200 part time teammates for their newest supermarket in Hopkinton. Price Chopper, with 129 stores in six states and 23,000+ team members, is looking for enthusiastic, qualified individuals to join the team and to build a lasting career with a family in business. Details are outlined in the news release.
April 27, 2012:
Barre Price Chopper Florist Receives Special Honor From Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice
Price Chopper and Dawn Borne, a florist at the Barre Price Chopper were honored by Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice (CVHHH) with the 2012 Hospice Partners Award at a Volunteer Award Ceremony, a culmination of National Volunteer Week (April 15 - 21.) The award ceremony, attended by CVHHH board members, employees and volunteers, recognized the efforts of more than 200 volunteers and included special honors for a half dozen individuals and organizations. The 2012 Hospice Partners Award is given each year to an organization that shares CVHHH's beliefs and supports hospice care in Central Vermont. Price Chopper was honored for its weekly donation of floral arrangements made by Borne. Details are outlined in the news release.
April 27, 2012:
Price Chopper Produce Manager Wins National Recognition
George Sanders of the Price Chopper in Barre, VT was one of only 25 winning produce managers from across the US named to this year's Retail Produce Managers Awards Program by United Fresh Produce Association. Details are outlined in the news release.
April 25, 2012:
Price Chopper Announces A Change To Fuel Advantedge And New Ways To Save
In response to the request that customers make most often - "How can you help me save more money on my food bill?" - Price Chopper will be making a change to its popular Fuel AdvantEdge promotion and introducing some major additions and enhancements to Price Chopper Value. Beginning Sunday, May 13, customers will earn 10 cents off per gallon for every $100* spent with their AdvantEdge card. All rewards will continue to be cumulative - throughout the transition and beyond - and can still be redeemed across the rest of the month in which they are earned plus 60 days. There are no other changes to the promotion, though plans are in place to feature a significantly increased number of opportunities in the weekly circular to help customers earn bonus fuel rewards, through sale product tie-ins and "double points" sales. Details are outlined in the news release.
April 17, 2012:
Price Chopper Expands "Shops 4u" Online Ordering And Home Delivery System To Albany
Price Chopper has expanded its successful Shops4U program to Albany, giving customers of the Westgate Plaza store (911 Central Avenue) online access to all of the store's discounts and signature items, as well as fresh meat, produce and seafood and providing home delivery service. Price Chopper Shops4U, a service designed to provide customers with a way to shop online for thousands of products, have those products selected by trained Price Chopper teammates and then pick them up at the store or have them delivered directly to their homes, has expanded to the Albany area. The service has been in place in Niskayuna since last fall. Details are outlined in the news release.
March 14, 2012:
Price Chopper Supermarket Re-Confirms That None Of Its Fresh Ground Beef Contains "Pink Slime"
In response to ongoing consumer and media questions about the presence of "pink slime" in local supermarket meat, Price Chopper is circulating the following statement to regional media (which has already appeared on the chain's website and Facebook page and been circulated through social and traditional media) to reassure consumers that Price Chopper Supermarket's fresh ground beef does not include these products or any other fillers. Details are outlined in the news release.
March 14, 2012:
Price Chopper Hosts Be Seafood Smart Cooking Class For Lenten Season
Price Chopper Executive Chef Dave Hamlin and Vice President of Seafood Lee French will demonstrate some flavorful and easy recipes for delicious seafood and fish dishes that will be appreciated by Lenten observers AND health conscious eaters. The event is scheduled for 6 pm Thursday, March 15, at the Century House, Route 9, Latham, NY and will include cooking demonstrations, samples, door prizes and recipes. Call 1-800-727-7423 x 1617 to register. Registration is $10 per person. Details are outlined in the news advisory.
March 14, 2012:
Price Chopper Debuts "Xtreme Values" In Hartford, Connecticut Area Stores
Price Chopper Supermarkets this week unveiled its new "Xtreme Values" concept in five Central Connecticut stores (Southington, Bristol, Vernon, Newington and Windsor). Price Chopper's newest answer to the consumer's battle cry for value, Xtreme Values piles high deeply discounted items and distinctively signs them to stand out in specially merchandised areas of the stores. With Clear Value, Price Chopper's popular economy line as its base, Xtreme Values is poised to live up to its name by featuring an ever-changing assortment of opportunity buys, limited edition products, lesser known brands, truckload sales, and closeouts, as well as not seen before deals on corporate and national brand products. Details are outlined in the news release.
March 1, 2012:
Main Streets Go Blue Kicks Off Colon Cancer Awareness Event At Westgate Price Chopper
Price Chopper, the Central Avenue Business Improvement District and the New York State Department of Health Cancer Services Program (CSP) are partnering to kick off Albany County's "Main Streets Go Blue" campaign along Central Avenue to raise awareness about colon cancer and free screening services available to eligible New Yorkers. The kickof event is scheduled for Friday, March 2, 2012, 10 am - 2 pm, 911 Central Ave, Albany. Details are outlined in the news advisory.
Feb. 23, 2012:
Price Chopper Grand Opening Celebration In Binghamton, NY
On Sunday morning, Feb. 26, 2012, the VFW Post #478 raised the American Flag to the National Anthem performed by Binghamton Mets singer Connor Gates in celebration of the grand opening of the new Price Chopper Supermarket located at 10 Glenwood Avenue in Binghamton, NY. Price Chopper Executive Chairman of the Board Neil Golub, President and CEO Jerry Golub, Sr. VP Operations Mike Davidson, store manager Justin Doolittle and other company officials were joined by Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan, other political and civic leaders and shoppers for a ribbon cutting ceremony. The 52,000-square-foot environmentally green Price Chopper was designed and engineered to achieve Silver Level certification in the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program. Details are outlined in the press release.
Feb. 23, 2012:
Price Chopper Grand Opening In Binghamton
The grand opening celebration of Price Chopper's new store in Binghamton will kick off with a catered Preview Party on Saturday afternoon to benefit the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park, the YMCA of Broome County and the American Heart Assoication, while a flag raising ceremony by VFW Post #478 and the National Anthem performed by Binghamton Mets singer Connor Gates will mark the store official Grand Opening on Sunday morning. Details are outlined in the news advisory.
Feb. 16, 2012:
Price Chopper's Healthy U Open House Offers Kids Cooking Club Demonstration, Store Tours And Specials
In honor of American Heart Month, the Healthy U Open House at our Glen St. store in Queensbury, NY showcases Price Chopper's ongoing commitment to health and wellness through its programs and products. Shoppers are invited to meet with nutritional experts, talk to pharmacy technicians about Price Chopper's Home Health Care program, meet Jodie Fitz and watch the Price Chopper's Kids Cooking Club in action, enjoy samples throughout the store and more. Event is scheduled for Saturday, February 18, 2012, from 11 am - 3 pm. Details are outlined in the news advisory.
Feb. 14, 2012:
Valentine's Day Couples Enjoy Gourmet Four-Course Dinner at Niskayuna Price Chopper
For the second year, Price Chopper Corporate Executive Chef Dave Hamlin will prepare a four-course gourmet meal for seven contest-winning couples at the Price Chopper in Niskayuna. Winners of the FLY 92.3 fm and B95.5 contests will be dining on Filet Mignon with wild mushroom Madeira sauce, lobster tail with drawn butter, rosemary parmesan roasted potatoes, sugar snap peas and artisan dinner rolls, shrimp cocktail, salad and - for dessert - Central Market Classics lava cake and cheesecake bites with berries. Couples will also receive flowers and candles from Price Chopper's Floral Department and Price Chopper's "Be Mine" cake. Details are outlined in the news advisory.
Feb. 7, 2012:
Price Chopper Kicks Off Fourth Annual Ultimate Innovation Competition
Price Chopper Supermarkets, the progressive 128-store family-managed supermarket chain, has invited colleges and universities throughout its 6-state footprint (CT, MA, NH, NY, PA and VT) to compete in the Fourth Annual Ultimate Innovation Competition. Once again, a total of $30,000 in cash prizes is available for distribution amongst the finalists. Details are outlined in the press releases.