Store Manager Keith Pearson announced the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Vermillion will celebrate their 5th Anniversary on Thursday, January 27th, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The store is located at 1207 Princeton Street. Vermillion Mayor Jack Powell and Steve Howe, Executive Director of the Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company will be guest speakers at the celebration. Through Wal-Mart�s Good Works community involvement program, a number of organizations will be receiving donations. Cake, refreshments, and door prizes will be given out throughout the day.
The 155,000 square foot Wal-Mart Supercenter opened its� doors on January 27th, 2006, creating 250 new jobs for the Vermillion area. The store features apparel and accessories, a lawn and garden center, health and beauty aids, a full line of electronics, bakery, delicatessen, frozen food section and meat, dairy and fresh produce. Other store features are a Tire & Lube Express, a one-hour photo lab, vision center, a pharmacy, hair salon and nail care.