Lowe's arrival could spark economic growth

He then presented a $1,000 donation to the Connecting Youth and Communities (CYC) program and announced a promotion to assist Habitat for Humanity.

Ticonderoga Supervisor Bob Dedrick welcomed Lowe's to the community and pointed to the economic impact of a large store.

"This is a tremendous boon to our town because of the jobs and tax revenues it creates," Dedrick said. "Most importantly, Lowe's will employ 112 local people."

The $12 million store is located at 1092 Wicker St. It has 102,000 square feet of space and stocks 32,000 items.

With fiscal year 2007 sales of $48.3 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a Fortune 50 company that serves approximately 14 million customers a week at more than 1,650 home improvement stores in the United States and Canada.

Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's is the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world. For more information visit Lowes.com.

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