Part of the Bay Area News Group

Whole Foods Market® Richmond Distribution Center Bread Breaking Friday, May 17

By Robert Rogers
Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 11:28 am in Cities, Contra Costa County, History, Richmond.

MEDIA ALERT – PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

 

Whole Foods Market® Richmond Distribution Center Bread Breaking Friday, May 17

Whole Foods Market Leadership, Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin and City Manager Bill Lindsay Will Officially Open Center at 11 a.m.

 

WHO:            

Whole Foods Market – Richmond Distribution Center

 

WHAT:           

Whole Foods Market traditional bread breaking for its new distribution center located in Richmond. Whole Foods Market leadership, Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin and City Manager Bill

Lindsay will speak and then officially break bread to celebrate the opening of the center.

Whole Foods Market is transferring its Northern California Regional distribution center from San Francisco to Richmond to be more centrally located to its 38 stores. The center will be fully operational by month’s end.

 

QUOTES:       

Rob Twyman, President, Whole Foods Market Northern California and Reno Region:

“Whole Foods Market is thrilled to be opening this distribution center in Richmond.” “We are very thankful for the City of Richmond’s support on this project and look forward to fully incorporating ourselves into the local community.”

Gayle McLaughlin, Richmond Mayor

“We are thrilled that Whole Foods Market is opening their new distribution center in Richmond.” “We are thankful to Whole Foods Market for their investment in our business community and for providing new jobs for our residents.” 

 

WHEN:          

Friday, May 17 at 11 a.m.

 

WHERE:         

Whole Foods Market Distribution Center

Pinole Point Business Park

6035 Giant Road, Richmond, CA 94806

 

Directions: Note, if you GPS the address it will take you to Giant Highway not Road. If you use GPS, enter the UPS office address (1601 Atlas Road, Richmond) and then follow Atlas Road until you get to Giant Road – then take a right. http://goo.gl/maps/fcYPF  Call Jennifer Marples on cell for assistance, if needed.

 

CONTACT:    

Jennifer Marples, jennifer@koacommunications.com

Cell: 415.596.0463

 

NOTES:         

Photography is available upon request.

Lunch will be provided for city officials and the media.

###

 

[You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.]