Ollie’s Bargain Outlet will host a grand opening on October 30 featuring NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip.
Ollie’s announced the grand opening with a Facebook event, which you can view here. The store will be located in the former K Mart building at 2511 S. Horner Blvd., along with a yet-to-open Planet Fitness. From the Facebook event page:
Come help us celebrate the grand opening of our newest store in Sanford, NC! It’s coming to 2511 S. Horner Boulevard and opening on October 30 at 9 a.m.! You’ll save up to 70% on the best brands in housewares, flooring, books, clothing, food, bed & bath, and more! We’ve got items of all description … and some beyond description!
Starting at 7:30 a.m., we’ll be distributing tickets to 250 lucky fans on a first come, first-served basis to meet NASCAR Cup Driver Michael Waltrip! He’ll be signing autographs beginning at 10 a.m.
Two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip is a former NASCAR driver and team owner who has been a popular, motorsports broadcasting personality for over three decades. He currently serves as an analyst for FOX NASCAR’s television coverage.
The Owensboro, Kentucky native spent over 30 years as a driver in the NASCAR Cup Series, where he won four races, including the 2001 and 2003 DAYTONA 500. Waltrip made his Cup Series driving debut in the 1985 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where he also won the 1996 NASCAR All-Star Race. He is a member of the Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame.
Ollie’s opened in Pennsylvania in 1982 and has 330 stores in 23 states, according to Wikipedia. The grand opening will run from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.