In the spirit of co-ops helping other co-ops we're passing along this exciting news from our friends in Elkins Park, PA. Now, South Philly, let's get cracking so we can send out a press release like this!
ELKINS PARK, PA – January 8, 2013 – On January 16, members, neighbors, VIPs and others will join CreekSide Co-op in celebrating the Grand Opening for this brand new community-owned grocery store in the heart of Elkins Park. The event will feature a ribbon-cutting ceremony with VIPs, including Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro, plus live music from Ken Ulansey and Dave Posmontier. There will also be plenty of great food from the Co-op’s celebrated Prepared Foods Department and Deli, as well as a variety of samples and demos from CreekSide’s wonderful vendors. The Grand Opening celebration, and the Co-op itself, are open to the public, and everyone is invited to join in the fun. The event lasts from 9:30 until 11:30 a.m., but there will be Grand Opening Specials, January 16 – 20, all weekend long! Enjoy a weekend of samples from CreekSide Co-op’s own kitchen and many of our local vendors, plus lots of in-store events and specials, plus CreekSide Co-op members get a special 5% member discount on everything, all weekend long, all weekend long, January 16 – 20! For more information about CreekSide Co-op, and the Grand Opening Celebration, visit www.creekside.coop. CreekSide Co-op is a brand new food co-op in Elkins Park, recently opened in the former home of Ashborne Market. Our 1,400 member households are committed to healthy food, a healthy environment, and a healthy community. CreekSide Co-op is full-service grocery store offering local and sustainably raised produce, kosher meats, organic bulk foods, a café and community meeting place.