NEWS RELEASE (March 29, 2022) – Fareway Stores, Inc. hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony today for its new location at 604 S. Highway 6 in Gretna. The 21,000 square foot store provides what customers have come to know and expect from Fareway – only the best in fresh, highest quality meat; a second-to-none, full-service butcher counter; farm-fresh produce; low, competitive prices; and the highest level of customer service, including to-your-car carryout. Additionally, the location will also offer FastLanes, a self-service checkout option, and online shopping and curbside pick-up, available at Shop.Fareway.com.
“We look forward to continued expansion in Nebraska and serving the needs of area residents in the growing community of Gretna,” said Fareway CEO Reynolds W. Cramer. “We want to thank the community and stakeholders for their support in making this project possible and welcoming Fareway as an integral part of the community.”
“As Gretna continues to grow, it’s important that we keep a sense of community and the quality of life for which we are well-known,” said Mayor Mike Evans. “We are thankful that Fareway selected our community to be part of its growing company. Not only do they provide quality products, services, and career opportunities, but their focus on family values, honesty, and developing relationships with its customers, employees, and suppliers make them a great fit for Gretna.”
“The Gretna Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to have the newest Fareway location opening in our community. With a foundation of personalized service and quality food distribution we are pleased to support the growth of commerce and dedication to local employees this company will bring,” said Chamber Board President Doug Ortlieb. “Fareway is an asset to both our business district and our community as a whole, and we are pleased to welcome them to Gretna!”
The new store will be managed by Grocery Manager Charles Driscoll and Market Manager Josh Tye. The store is open to the public beginning Wednesday, March 30 during normal store hours of 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.