Star Market to open first all-LED illuminated supermarket
New York City Supervalu’s Star Market division is on track to open the first supermarket in the nation to use LED lighting for all its lighting, both interior and exterior. Located in Chestnut Hill, Mass., the store is set to open at the end of October.
According to Supervalu, the new store will serve as a pilot prototype for sustainability, and combine the use of fuel-cell electricity, LED lighting and glycol/carbon dioxide refrigeration.
Forget the economy! Oreck opens new outlet store
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. Oreck Corporation opens the company’s first outlet store in Cookeville, Tenn., adding to more than 450 Oreck Clean Home centers across the country. Oreck headquarters is in Nashville.
Oreck president and CEO Bill Fry and David Oreck join Tennessee, Cookeville, Putnam County and state officials for opening ceremonies at the new Oreck Outlet store,10 a.m., Sept. 25.
The new Oreck Outlet store in Cookeville, Tenn. offers special discounts on Oreck bagged vacuum cleaners, air purifiers and other home cleaning solutions.
The Oreck Outlet opening in Cookeville kicks off Oreck’s “Clean for the Cure” campaign supporting Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world. October is national Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
“For every pink-accented Clean for the Cure special edition Oreck XL bagged vacuum purchased, Oreck donates $25 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure,” Fry said.
For more information, visit http://www.oreck.com
Kohl’s and Hunger Task Force help feed students
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. Kohl’s is partnering with Hunger Task Force to create Kohl’s Serving Up Supper for Kids. This one-year pilot program will feed 2,775 Milwaukee-area children each day.
Hunger Task Force developed this program to provide a third daily meal year-round to children at 25 locations in the Milwaukee Public School District. The program will provide snacks and suppers to feed kids 13 years and older at 25 Community Learning Centers, CLCs. The meal program began serving in 12 school locations starting Sept. 1 and the remaining 13 locations will begin serving by Oct. 1.
“The Kohl’s Serving Up Supper for Kids program will provide 721,500 meals this year alone,” said Sherrie Tussler, executive director of Hunger Task Force. “With 35% of children in the city of Milwaukee living in poverty, we know there is room for improvement in addressing hunger – including outside of school hours.”
For more information on Kohl’s efforts, visit www.kohlscorporation.com. For more information on the Kohl’s Serving Up Supper for Kids program, visit www.hungertaskforce.org.