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Hannaford to host Grand Opening event in Bristol, N.H.

Apr. 29, 2016


Celebration includes community barbeque and ribbon cutting


Eric Blom
News Release

Hannaford to host Grand Opening event in Bristol

Bristol, NH -- Hannaford Supermarkets will host a celebration of its newest store with a community barbeque and ribbon cutting to be held on Saturday, May 7.  Hannaford also will be presenting donations to several community groups that day.
Hannaford recently completed the purchase of the former Bristol Shop 'n Save at 505 Pleasant St. (Route 104) in Bristol.  The 20,000-square-foot store is Hannaford's 36th supermarket in New Hampshire.
"We are excited to become part of the Bristol community, with the same great associates that were working at the store previously," said Bristol Store Manager Larry Poliquin, a long-time resident of the Lakes Region.  "Hannaford is committed to partnering with local organizations and schools, and to working with local farmers as well, to help the Bristol area thrive."
What: Grand Opening Celebration and Community Barbeque
Where: Bristol Hannaford Supermarket, 505 Pleasant St., Bristol
When: Saturday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Details: Full barbeque lunch, door prizes, raffle, 11 a.m. ribbon cutting, community donations to Newfound Lake Region Association -- $600; The Mahew Program -- $500; The Circle Program -- $500; and Tapply-Thompson Community Center -- $500.
In addition, Hannaford will be donating $5,000 to support the summer Concerts in the Park series this year.
About Hannaford Supermarkets
Hannaford Supermarkets, based in Scarborough, Maine, operates 189 stores in the Northeast. Stores are located in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Hannaford employs more than 27,000 associates. Additional information can be found at
For Immediate Release:  
April 29, 2016