press release

December 4, 2014

Christopher Brand
[email protected]


Event showcases how to make holiday get-togethers easy and affordable

Richmond, VA – To provide customers and businesses with affordable and time-saving ideas for their upcoming holiday festivities, MARTIN’S Food Markets is hosting Holiday Open Houses at 11 Central Virginia stores on December 5. Displays will be featured throughout the selected stores from 4 – 8 p.m. highlighting the various party trays available for purchase, as well as sampling. Prize drawings will also be held throughout the evening.

“With plenty of events and parties on everyone’s calendars from now through the end of the year, this open house provides us an opportunity to showcase the variety of ready- made party trays MARTIN’S has available to help our customers take some of the stress out of the holidays,” said John MacDonald, director of marketing and external communications.

MARTIN’S locations hosting a Holiday Open House include:

  • 6401 Centralia Road, Chesterfield
  • 3107 15 Boulevard, Colonial Heights
  • 10150 Brook Road, Glen Allen
  • 10250 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen
  • 200 Charter Colony Parkway, Midlothian
  • 13700 Hull Street Road, Midlothian
  • 11361 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond
  • 2250 John Rolfe Parkway, Richmond
  • 4591 South Laburnum Road, Richmond
  • 3460 Pump Road, Richmond
  • 4660 Monticello Avenue, Williamsburg


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. For more information visit and Find us on Facebook at and and on Twitter @GiantFoodStores or @MartinsFoodMkts.