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Exeter Hannaford to open with celebration

Feb. 19, 2014


Grand opening of new store in Exeter, New Hampshire planned for March 8.


For Immediate Release:  
Feb. 19, 2014 

Eric Blom
Exeter Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy to host grand opening celebration
Exeter, NEW HAMPSHIRE – The Exeter community will be invited to celebrate the opening of its new Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy on March 8, with food sampling, door prizes, nutrition-focused store tours and other activities.
In conjunction with the grand opening, Hannaford is donating $2,500 to the St. Vincent de Paul Community Assistance Center, and an additional $2,500 to the Chamber Children’s Fund.
“I am excited to be part of bringing Hannaford to Exeter,” said Bill McGlincey, store manager. “As a team, we are committed to not only meet but to exceed our customers’ expectations. Our associates, on-site registered dietician, full-service Pharmacy and product offerings will provide a great shopping experience.”
On March 8, customers can meet the store’s professional pharmacists, talk with its registered dietician, Heidi Kerman, and explore all that the store has to offer. 
What: Exeter Hannaford Grand Opening Celebration
When: Saturday, March 8, starting at 7 a.m.
Where: 141 Portsmouth Avenue within the Exeter Shopping Center Plaza on Route 108
Highlights: The first 300 customers will receive a gift card randomly valued between $5 and $250; food sampling throughout the day; healthy shopping tours at 10 a.m. and noon.
The new supermarket and full-service pharmacy is 65,000 square feet, in a completely remodeled space that offers a convenient, pleasant shopping experience.  The Exeter Hannaford provides customers with a full-service butcher shop and seafood counter, as well as bakery, deli, fresh produce and grocery departments.  The supermarket has an extensive selection of natural, organic and gluten-free items.
Customers also will have access to a pharmacy consultation room for those who need extra privacy when talking with a pharmacist or want a flu shot.  The store’s registered dietician will provide free nutrition advice, store tours and classes to the Exeter community.
The Exeter Hannaford will employ about 150 full- and part-time associates, and will be Hannaford’s 34th supermarket in New Hampshire.
Exeter Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy Information
Address: 141 Portsmouth Avenue, Exeter, N.H.
Supermarket Phone: 603-772-1783
Pharmacy Phone: 603-772-6252
Supermarket Hours: Seven Days a week, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Pharmacy Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

About Hannaford Supermarkets
Hannaford Supermarkets, based in Scarborough, Maine, operates 183 stores in the Northeast. Stores are located in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. All Hannaford stores feature Guiding Stars, America’s first storewide nutrition navigation system, and most stores have full-service pharmacies. Hannaford employs more than 26,000 associates. Additional information can be found at
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