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    VIDEO | ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) - U.S. Representatives Val Demings (center) and Darren Soto (left), with U.S. Senator Bill Nelson on hand, held an informative disaster assistance workshop at Valencia College's west campus Monday. Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.

DICK’S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening of Five New Stores in Three States

PITTSBURGH, (FNN NEWS) — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening two new DICK’S Sporting Goods stores and three new Field & Stream stores in the first half of August. Grand Opening events will be held for stores in the following cities:

  • Prosper, TX – Aug. 4 – 6
    • A new DICK’S Sporting Goods and Field & Stream will open under one roof at the Gates of Prosper, 700 Richland Blvd., Prosper, TX 75078
  • Florence, AL – Aug. 4 – 6
    • A new Field & Stream will be built next to the existing DICK’S Sporting Goods location at Cox Creek Shopping Center, 376 Cox Creek Parkway, Florence, AL 35630
  • Kennesaw, GA – Aug. 11 – 13
    • A new Field & Stream will be built next to the existing DICK’S Sporting Goods location at Town Center Commons, 667 Ernest W. Barrett Parkway NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
  • Houston, TX – Aug. 11 – 13
    • A new DICK’S Sporting Goods will open at Post Oak Shopping Center, 2131 Post Oak Blvd., Houston, TX 77056

“We look forward to celebrating the grand opening of five new stores in three different states,” said Lauren Hobart, President, DICK’S Sporting Goods. “Having a presence in these cities will allow us to better-serve the athletes and outdoor enthusiasts who live there. We hope the community joins us for the celebrations that we have planned.”

With the grand opening of these new stores, DICK’S will have 704 DICK’S locations and 32 Field & Stream locations in the country.

DICK’S will bring approximately 320 total jobs to these four communities through the hiring of full-time, part-time and temporary associates for these stores.

For each grand opening weekend, customers will receive the chance to win great prizes and meet several special guests, such as Darren Woodson**, Daryl Johnston**, Mike Modano**, Troy Landry**, Marcus Spears** and Bill Blodgettin Prosper, TXFrank Thomas**, Tom Oar**, Melissa Bachman*, Justin Tuck** and Jimmy Houston** in Florence, ALChamp Bailey**, Roddy White**, Phil Niekro**, Mike Stroff*, Melissa Bachman*, Ryan Klesko**, Troy Landry**  and Skeet Reese*in Kennesaw, GA and Clyde Drexler** and Bruce Matthews** in Houston, TX. Additionally, celebrity trainer Eve Overland‡ will lead a CALIA Fit Workout at all four Grand Opening celebrations.

Visit dicks.com/Prosperdicks.com/Florencedicks.com/Kennesaw and dicks.com/Houston for full details on the Grand Opening celebrations, including giveaways, promotions, special guests and brand activations.

*Limit one autograph per person.  Autographs will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis at the store on the day of event only.  Limited Quantity.  Times and appearances are subject to change without notice. See store for details.

**WRISTBAND REQUIRED!  Wristbands are distributed on a first-come, first served basis beginning at store open on the day of event only. Limited Quantity. Limit one wristband per person.  Must be present to receive wristband.  Must have a wristband and must be in the Special Appearance line prior to the start of the appearance to receive an autograph.  Times and appearances are subject to change without notice. See store for details.

‡ NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.  LIMIT ONE PRIZE PER PERSON.  LIMITED TO THE FIRST 50 PARTICIPANTS. 

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