News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE:
 July 11, 2022
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

   
JEFFERSON AVE. STORE MOMENT OF SILENCE AND PRAYER FOLLOWED BY STORE PREVIEW SCHEDULED FOR JULY 14
What: Tops Friendly Markets and various guest associates, residents, representatives and local dignitaries will gather to reflect on the two-month anniversary of the tragic events of 5/14 in the City of Buffalo, while also solemnly commemorating the forthcoming reopening of the fully renovated Jefferson Avenue store location.

A moment of silence and prayer will be held at 2:30 p.m. to honor and respect all victims and impacted associates and community members.

Members of the media will be provided access to the new facility July 14 with opportunities to preview the store and for individual interviews with Tops Friendly Markets leaders and store management. The store will quietly and respectfully reopen to the public on Friday morning, July 15, 2022.

Who: John Persons, President, Tops Friendly Markets Various elected officials and community representatives

When: Thursday, July 14, 2022 2:20 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: Tops Friendly Markets 1275 Jefferson Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14208

RSVP: Advance RSVP is required for media participation. Please register your attendance by 7/13 at 10 a.m. Photo identification is required to access the press event due to active construction fencing on-site. Responses may be sent to Kathy Sautter of Tops Friendly Markets via phone/text at (716) 468-0216 (mobile), or by email to ksautter@topsmarkets.com.

Note: Due to fire code, only two (2) media personnel per media outlet will be allowed entrance for the July 14 store preview. No advance interviews will be available prior to this week’s press event.

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