PITTSBURGH, March 27, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Pittsburgh-based Busy Beaver will open its newest store located at 731 Beverly Pike, Elkins, West Virginia on Thursday, April 18, 2019, with a Grand Opening event for the community scheduled for Saturday, April 27. The 33,000 sq. ft. Elkins store features a full line of home improvement and hardware items, an outdoor lumber yard, and a farm and ranch department.
The Elkins Busy Beaver will employ approximately 20 new full-time and 10-15 part-time employees. Duane Coakley has been named General Manager of the Elkins store.
"Our new store in Elkins has been in the works for some time, so we are very happy to celebrate with the community at our Grand Opening event on April 27. Customers of the new store will be able to expect the same legendary customer service that our employees work hard to deliver every day across all our locations," said Joe Kallen, chief executive officer, Busy Beaver.
Locations and 2019 Expansion
The Elkins store is Busy Beaver's fourth location in West Virginia, with other stores in Fairmont, Weirton and Moundsville. The hardware retailer also operates three stores in Ohio and 15 stores across Western Pennsylvania, totaling 22 stores across the tri-state area. In 2019, Busy Beaver is planning to open additional new stores in Calcutta, OH, Chambersburg, PA and Red Lion, PA.
Elkins Grand Opening
The Grand Opening event on Saturday, April 27 will begin at 9 am. The family-friendly event is open to the community and highlights will include:
- The first 100 customers in line at 9 am will receive a $50 Busy Beaver gift card
- Official Board Cutting ceremony begins at 9 am
- Store scavenger hunt with the chance to win great prizes
- Donate to Make-A-Wish for a chance to win a FREE lawn mower
- WDNE FM 98.9 and WELK 94.7 live remote radio broadcast from 10 am to 12 noon with prize giveaways
- Kid's activities from 10am – 2pm
- Inflatable bounce house, balloon twisting and face painting
- Make your own donut bar
- Learn fire safety from the Elkins Fire Department
To learn more, visit http://www.busybeaver.com/.
About Busy Beaver:
Busy Beaver was founded in 1962 with three lumber yards located in Clairton, Verona and Carnegie, PA. The company quickly expanded and began opening full-line home improvement centers throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Currently, Busy Beaver operates 22 stores in three states, Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia; and employs more than 350 people. In September 2013, Busy Beaver began operating under new, local ownership. The company is committed to providing legendary customer service and a customer-centric in-store experience at each of its neighborhood home improvement centers.
SOURCE Busy Beaver