Former Seattle Mariner Edgar Martinez to headline DICK’s Sporting Goods grand opening in the Issaquah Highlands

October 10, 2013

By Staff

NEW — 6 a.m. Oct. 10, 2013

DICK’s Sporting Goods is hosting a three-day grand opening weekend, beginning Friday at the retailer’s new location at Grand Ridge Plaza, 1422 10th Way N.E. in the Issaquah Highlands, and continuing through the 13th.

Former Seattle Mariner Edgar Martinez will make an appearance in the store from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday.

In addition, the store will also host a variety of giveaways, including:

  • A free mystery gift card valued between $5 to $500 for the first 100 adults in line Friday and Saturday
  • A free Under Armour Tech T-shirt for the first 100 people in line  Saturday.
  • A free Scratch & Win card for the first 100 adults in line Sunday.

The store will expand its hours for the celebration, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

The Issaquah location is the retailer’s fourth store in the state of Washington and its 536th nationwide. The new store will feature more than 40 services performed by certified pros in golf, bike, hunting, fishing, team sports and more.

Learn more here.

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2 Responses to “Former Seattle Mariner Edgar Martinez to headline DICK’s Sporting Goods grand opening in the Issaquah Highlands”

  1. John Care on October 14th, 2013 1:45 pm

    Dick’s a great place to buy guns. The kind of guns that were used at Newtown.

  2. John Care on October 14th, 2013 1:47 pm

    Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS -1.33%) is apparently over the shock of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school shootings that killed 20 students and six adults.

    The retailer is opening a new subsidiary chain of stores, Field & Stream, to challenge big outdoor retailers such as Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s. To celebrate, Dick’s sidestepped the vow it made to stop selling “modern sporting rifles” — the industry term for military-style semiautomatic arms like the AR-15 that Newtown killer Adam Lanza used. Instead, it’s stocking its new shops with a bevy of AR-15s and other similar weapons, according to The Firearm Blog.

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