press release

October 25, 2012

Christopher Brand
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Carlisle, PA – Attention all brides to be! GIANT Food Stores wants to help you get inspired ideas for planning your special day at its first ever in-store bridal show, “Elegant Occasions by GIANT.” The bridal show is Sunday, November 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Community Center at the GIANT Super Food Store located at 2300 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg. Admission to the event is free.

“A grocery store might not be the first option that comes to one’s mind when making wedding preparations, but GIANT offers a full range of event services from bakery to catering to floral and we’ve worked with hundreds of brides over the past several years,” said John MacDonald, director of marketing.

GIANT will highlight its wedding cake samples, floral arrangements and Great Entertaining catering offerings as part of the show. Brides can also meet with Sarah Glunz, GIANT’s in-store nutritionist to find out how to look and feel your best for your wedding day. In addition, GIANT has partnered with several community vendors, including jewelers, videographers, DJs, tuxedo rental companies and more to help plan your entire wedding day.

For more information about November 4’s “Elegant Occasions by GIANT,” please call 717-254-2907.


Headquartered in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, GIANT/MARTIN’S operates nearly 200 grocery stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, under the names of GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets. GIANT/MARTIN’S employs more than 31,000 associates. Founded in 1923, GIANT and MARTIN’S have a long-standing commitment to eradicate hunger and improve the quality of life for children in addition to working with hundreds of local organizations annually. The company was recognized for its leadership in the fight against hunger with the Golden Grocer Award by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In addition, GIANT/MARTIN’S is one of the top ten fund-raisers in the country for local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. GIANT and MARTIN’S are Ahold companies. FFor more information visit and Find us on Facebook at and