News Release
 January 27, 2023
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 63 5577

Williamsville, N.Y. –Tops Friendly Markets is proud to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of its 600 Dream Valley Blvd. Avon, NY location. This store, centrally located in the heart of Avon, serves a cross population of the community, and allows for convenient access for those attending Geneseo College or enjoying attractions like nearby Honeoye Falls and Conesus Lake. This renovation marks the 29th location recently updated with a new look and a renewed focus on fresh departments. Tops will cut the ribbon on this million-dollar renovation project at 10:00 am on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. This store with over 47,000 sq. ft will offer new, enhanced services, an expanded assortment of products, and an enlarged fresh perimeter with new updated décor. To see some of these exciting renovations, visit us in-store, on our Facebook page (@TopsFriendlyMarkets) or at our website,

This store has been refreshed from top to bottom for a new and contemporary experience which includes new exterior paint with refreshed awnings, Veteran designated parking spaces, landscaping, energy efficient equipment and LED lighting both inside and out, solar powered efficiencies, expanded state-of-the-art self-check outs, renovated restrooms and bottle redemption area, and new interior décor. Store Manager, Doug Linborg, said he and his team are working hard every day to make life easier for their shoppers by focusing on affordable, easy-to-prepare meal options as well as providing some new additions. “When it comes to freshness, convenience and variety, you'll find everything here at your newly remodeled Avon store. With inspiring products including a wider selection of domestic and imported cheeses, a brew market, healthy hydration selection, and custom cut meats by real butchers, guests are sure to enjoy all we have to offer.”

He invites the community to visit during the Grand Re-Opening celebration and even have the chance to win some great prizes like $1,000 in Tops gift cards for food and fuel, a Bristol Mountain Aerial Adventure Park Family Prize Pack, or a Rochester Amerks Family Night Prize Pack.

From the moment you walk in you’ll feel the freshness in the expanded produce area complete with items of the season including fresh cut veggies, fruit, and trays, carefully selected, washed, cut, and prepared for quick and easy ready-to-serve convenience. Tops partners with over 500 local produce and dairy farmers including several neighbors right in western New York. Tops is also a proud supporter of product grown by New York State farmers who adhere to the New York State Grown and Certified program’s requirements, which includes verification of safe food handling practices and participation in environmental sustainability programs.

As you continue through the store you’ll notice an expansion of the deli, cheeses and specialty items and carry out café areas with delicious sandwiches, signature pizzas, extensive prepared salad varieties, and other grab-and-go breakfast, lunch, and dinner options.

Tops bakery offers an expanded assortment of freshly baked breads, pastries, and cakes, freshly fried donuts, along with gluten free items from Vin-Chet’s, a local Western NY bakery. Throughout the store, shoppers will also see an increase of antibiotic-free meat, plant based options, sustainable seafood selections, along with a larger selection of certified organic and gluten-free offerings that are fully integrated in aisle. To stay hydrated there is an expanded section of the store dedicated to healthy hydration including waters, teas, mixers, and sparkling waters, including many imported varieties. We know things can get hectic so Tops has made shopping even easier with Grocery Pick Up and Delivery service. With fast, online ordering, customers can get their favorite items and the best deals in town delivered from the store to their door in as little as an hour or can simply drive up and have their groceries loaded into their vehicle in minutes. For family celebrations, holidays, and special events, shoppers can also easily order appetizers, entrees, custom trays, and desserts online for convenient pick-up in store by visiting to get started. As a long-time member of the community, it is our commitment to keep our neighborhoods strong. The Avon Tops store will be making $1,000 donations to each of the following local groups as a thank you for their support of the community: • Avon Fire Department • Avon Food Pantry • American Legion Post 294 • Avon Central Schools • St Agnes School • Christmas and Easter Sharing Program of York United Presbyterian Church ### Based in Williamsville, NY, Tops Markets currently operates 149 grocery stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont, including five that are run by franchisees. As the largest private, for-profit employer in Western New York, with over 14,000 associates, the company is dedicated to providing sustainably sourced, high-quality products, while helping its communities flourish via support for programs that eradicate hunger and disease, educate youth and reduce environmental waste and energy consumption. For more information, visit


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