Food Lion & Children's Museum Of Winston-Salem Commemorate New Exhibit This
FESTIVITIES WILL START THURSDAY, JAN. 31 WITH PRESS CONFERENCE
SALISBURY, N.C., Jan. 30, 2013
SALISBURY, N.C., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Local Winston-Salem, N.C., Food
Lion customers and visitors will have their first opportunity this weekend to
experience a new, interactive exhibit to give children a hands-on experience
to understand the grocery industry from child's perspective.
"This new Food Lion exhibit will give children an exciting grocery shopping
experience, with fun food preparation areas and sophisticated check-out
counters that accommodate a wide range of ages," said Elizabeth Dampier,
Winston-Salem Museum Executive Director.
Children will be able to go behind miniature-sized counters and cash registers
and pretend they are checking out customers. They will also be able to
experience three preparation areas to further allow them to imagine they are
Food Lion associates.
"Food Lion is proud to launch this interactive exhibit for the community where
children can learn first-hand about what it's like to be in a Food Lion
grocery store," said Allen Frost, Food Lion's director of operations for the
Winston-Salem. "This exhibit will allow them to experience the everyday
operations of a grocery store in a fun, interactive way."
The Children's Museum will also launch its Inner Voice Initiative
thatCelebrates Confidence, Compassion & Choice to help children build
self-esteem and confidence, by making mindful decisions, and encourage empathy
and compassion for self and others.
The Inner Voice Initiative will inform the museum's programming, including
food and wellness events, select story times and crafts and added activities
offered throughout the coming year.
A special press conference will be held 10 a.m. at the museum tomorrow. Press
will be able to interview Food Lion and museum representatives about the
exhibit as well as take photos or video footage of local children interacting
The new Food Lion exhibit opens 10 am. Saturday and closes at 5 p.m. Normal
business hours can be found by visiting www.childrensmuseumofws.org.
About Food Lion
Food Lion, based in Salisbury, NC, is a company of Delhaize America, the U.S.
division of Brussels-based Delhaize Group (NYSE: DEG) and operates more than
1,100 supermarkets. The company employs approximately 58,000 associates
delivering quality products, low prices and service to customers in 10
Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states. For more information, visit
About the Children's Museum
The Children's Museum of Winston-Salem is a non-profit 501(c)(3) located at
390 South Liberty Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101.The Museum enjoys more than
80,000 visits annually, through individual and family visits, programs, events
and school field trips. The Children's Museum opened in 2004, and since that
time, has enjoyed more than 600,000 visits.
SOURCE Food Lion
Contact: Benny Smith, Food Lion, +1-704-310-4077, email@example.com; or Sue
Draddy, Children's Museum of Winston-Salem, +1-336-723-9111 Ext. 204,
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