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NEWS RELEASE (February 28, 2023) – Fareway Stores, Inc. hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony today for a new store located at 9080 Mills Civic Parkway in West Des Moines. The 21,00 square foot store provides for a full-service butcher counter and the highest level of customer service. An impressive grocery selection, with fresh-cut produce, healthy varieties, and locally sourced items, in addition to a variety of craft beer, fine wines, and top-shelf spirits will be available. The store will provide for Fastlanes, a self-service checkout option, and online ordering with curbside pickup available at Customers can save on their first online order by using the code, WDMFIVE, to realize a $5 discount available through March 31, 2023.

“This is the first of three metro area stores opening this year and we are excited to continue our growth in conjunction with West Des Moines, as it continues to expand,” said Fareway CEO Reynolds W. Cramer. “We are so appreciative of both local and state officials who made this project possible and look forward to serving area residents as their go-to neighborhood grocery store.”

“Congratulations to Fareway on your new West Des Moines location! Area residents have been eagerly anticipating a neighborhood grocery store with some of the freshest meat and produce in the market,” said City of West Des Moines Mayor Russ Trimble. “Thank you for continuing to serve and invest in the community of West Des Moines.”

“Fareway is a great Iowa company that is helping communities large and small become better places to live, one store at a time,” said Debi Durham, executive director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority and Iowa Finance Authority.

“We are thrilled to celebrate Fareway’s growth and expansion in West Des Moines,” said Katherine Harrington, President & CEO of the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce. “As we continue our efforts to make West Des Moines the best city to live, work, and play, Fareway’s new store will play a key role in that mission.”

The new store will be managed by Grocery Manager Tom Bastron and Market Manager Taylor Seawel. The store is open to the public beginning Wednesday, March 1 during normal store hours of 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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