Sams Club new Rock Hill store off Dave Lyle Boulevard opens at 8 a.m. Thursday.
In todays economy, buying in bulk is the best solution for saving money without sacrificing quality, said club manager Bill House.
Before the club opens for business there will be an official ribbon cutting.
To help celebrate its opening, Sams Club has several vendors to showcase their products including Lucky Country licorice and Mother Shuckers Original Cocktail Sauce, on site through Sunday; TitanWare cookware and K-Tec blenders, on site through Oct. 6; and First and Ten Sports Den, onsite through Oct. 13.
Greg Olsen, tight end for the Carolina Panthers, will be there from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and graffiti artist Reid Bramhall will create works to donate to local charities from noon to 2 p.m. Free health screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure, vision and hearing will be offered opening day from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday and Saturday.
Face painting by Tony the Tiger will be offered Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Oct. 2, at noon, TV chef and restaurateur Jamie Deen will sign copies of his book.
Limited-time offers to be available during grand opening
As part of the Grand Opening celebration, Sams Club will offer special savings on featured products. These limited-time offers will only be available opening day through Sunday, Sept. 29.
Sams Club is also offering special grand opening deals on selected merchandise.
To show its support for the Rock Hill community, Sams Club will present $10,000 in grants to the Rock Hill School District, Safe Passage Inc., Christians to Feed the Hungry, Pilgrims Inn Womens Shelter and the Catawba Indian Nation.
Shopping Sam's Club requires a membership. Sam's Savings memberships and Sam's Business memberships are $45 annually, and Sam's Plus memberships are $100.