Nearby: New Dick's Sporting Goods Store Opens Wednesday
Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, former Steeler Jerome Bettis and Penguins radio announcers Mike Lange and Phil Bourque will all appear at the store this weekend.
The new store will open its doors on Wednesday at 9 a.m. and officially celebrate its launch with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday at 8 a.m.
Special extended store hours will also be in effect for Friday (8 a.m. to 10 p.m.), Saturday (8 a.m. to 10 p.m.) and Sunday (9 a.m. to 8 p.m.).
A variety of athletes are scheduled to appear at the new Dick's this week, and giveaways are also scheduled in order to celebrate the store relocation.
Also on Friday, there will be a mystery gift card giveaway for the first 100 adults in line, who will receive unmarked Dick's Sporting Goods gift cards in varying denominations from $5 to $500. One person will win the $500 card (limit: one gift card per person, who must be at least 18 years old).
Saturday's schedule includes an appearance by former Pittsburgh Steeler Jerome Bettis from 1 to 3 p.m.
Throughout the weekend, customers will be able to enter for the chance to win an EPIC A35T Treadmill and a Nishiki Adult Kinzua Limited Edition 29er Mountain Bike. There will also be opportunities for customers to meet with certified bike and lodge technicians and PGA/LPGA professionals as well as enjoy additional activities throughout the store.
"We're pleased to be opening an expanded and enhanced Dick's Sporting Goods store in South Hills Village Mall," said Lauren Hobart, Dick's Sporting Goods' chief marketing officer, in a news release, "which will enable us to better serve the needs of athletes in the community.
"With our unsurpassed customer service and the best equipment in the industry, we look forward to continued success in Upper St. Clair and welcoming customers to this new location."
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The old Dick's Sporting Goods store located behind South Hills Village will close its doors for good at 5 p.m. on Tuesday.
This article originally appeared on the UpperSt.Clair Patch.
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