Residents of Lucas are invited to come to the new Walmart store, which opens Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 2662 W. Lucas Road. The grand opening is scheduled for 8 a.m., and the store will open to the public immediately following the grand-opening ceremony. Conveniently located at The Crossroads, the new store brings 300 new jobs to the area and opportunities for savings for customers. It will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Customers and members of the Lucas community are invited to come to the store on grand-opening day to enjoy of a wide variety of grand-opening events and promotions. The grand-opening day celebrations include product samplings and giveaways from vendors such as Pepperidge Farms, Bimbo, Frito-Lay, Kellogg’s, Dr. Pepper, Bright Ideas and SunnyD. Character appearances will include Bimbo the Bear, Tony the Tiger and Chester Cheetah. Other activities include a raffle and a photo background. The grand–opening celebration will continue through Saturday, Feb. 16, and include pony rides, drawings for an iPad and Dallas Mavericks tickets. All events are family-friendly, free and open to the public.