DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening Celebration at East Washington
Place in Petaluma, CA
NaVorro Bowman to make special appearance
PITTSBURGH, June 4, 2013
PITTSBURGH, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS),
the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the
community of Petaluma to their three-day grand opening weekend. The
celebration begins on Friday, June 7 at the retailer's new East Washington
Place location, 401 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 1030, and continues through
Sunday, June 9. Special extended store hours will be in effect for Friday
(8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.), Saturday (8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.) and Sunday (9:00
a.m. to 8:00 p.m.).
Throughout the weekend, DICK'S will host a variety of giveaways, including a
free Mystery Gift Card from $5 to $500 for the first 100 adults in line on
Friday and Saturday, a free The North Face FLASHDRY® T-shirt for the first 100
people in line on Saturday and a free Scratch & Win card, where every card is
a winner, for the first 100 adults in line on Sunday.*
On Saturday, San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman will make an
in-store appearance from 12 – 2 p.m.** The 49ers selected Bowman in the 2010
NFL Draft and he has since been regarded as one of the top linebackers
currently in the NFL. In 2012, Bowman represented the NFC in the Pro Bowl.
"We're pleased to be opening a new DICK'S Sporting Goods store in Petaluma,
which will enable us to better serve the needs of athletes in the community,"
said Lauren Hobart, DICK'S Sporting Goods Chief Marketing Officer.
The Petaluma location will be the retailer's 28th store in the state of
California and its 523rd nationwide. The new store will feature over 40
in-store services performed by DICK'S certified PROS in Golf, Bike, Hunting,
Fishing, Team Sports and more.
Visit www.DicksSportingGoodsOnline.com/GrandOpen/Petaluma for more details and
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one
per person. See store for details.
**Beginning at 8 a.m. local time, 350 wristbands will be distributed on a
first-come, first-served basis on the day of event only. Limit one wristband
and one autograph per person. Fans must have a wristband and must be in the
Special Appearance line by 12NOON to receive an autograph.See store for
About DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.
DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sports and fitness
specialty omni-channel retailer offering a broad assortment of high quality,
competitively-priced brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel and footwear
in a specialty store environment. The Company also owns and operates Golf
Galaxy, LLC, a golf specialty retailer. As of May 4, 2013, the Company
operated 520 DICK'S Sporting Goods stores in 44 states, 81 Golf Galaxy stores
in 30 states and eCommerce websites and catalog operations for DICK'S Sporting
Goods and Golf Galaxy. DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. news releases are available
at http://www.DicksSportingGoods.com/Investors. The Company's website is not
part of this release.
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