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Ticonderoga chamber, community to welcome new store

Peebles ribbon cutting Aug. 23

The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is urging local residents to welcome the community’s newest business. Peebles will open in Ticonderoga Thursday, Aug. 23.

The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is urging local residents to welcome the community’s newest business. Peebles will open in Ticonderoga Thursday, Aug. 23.

— The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is urging local residents to welcome the community’s newest business.

Peebles will open in Ticonderoga Thursday, Aug. 23.

“We invite and encourage you to join the chamber, the town of Ticonderoga as well as other area organizations and community members as we celebrate with and welcome Peebles Department Store to the Ticonderoga area,” said Matthew Courtright, Chamber executive director. “We are thrilled to have Peebles join the chamber and business community.”

A ribbon cutting has been scheduled for 8:45 a.m. that day in the former Grand Union building at the intersection of Routes 9N and 74. There will also be a series of sales and promotional events throughout the store’s opening weekend.

“Peebles Department Store is one of the newest members of the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce,” Courtright said. “The ribbon cutting will kick off the grand opening celebration and welcome Peebles as part of the Ticonderoga community. Speakers will include representatives from Peebles, the chamber and the town of Ticonderoga.

“The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce has been working with Peebles and Stage Stores since last fall when they contacted the chamber to provide them with an array of area and demographic information,” Courtright said. “In addition the chamber has been speaking with Peebles representatives in regards to the ribbon cutting, grand opening and employment opportunities.”

Peebles will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6 p.m. during its grand opening weekend. After that the store will be open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

“Ticonderoga deserves a hometown store that delivers great fashion brands at great prices. Peebles is that store,” said Michael Glazer, president and CEO of Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Peebles.

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