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“From its extensive selection of responsibly-sourced, local, and innovative product offerings, to its four unique dining spaces, to its Atlanta-inspired design elements that capture the spirit of the community, we are confident that this store will offer something for a variety of tastes, preferences, and purposes,” the store’s team leader Abibou N'Diaye said in a news release about the opening.
Festivities will begin on opening day at 6:30 a.m. with free coffee from a local supplier, pastries and live music. The first 150 customers in line from Friday to Sunday will receive a gift card between $5 and $100.
The first 500 customers in line when doors open at 7 a.m. will also receive a token for a free Whole Foods tote bag.
The day’s celebration will continue with ‘cycle for a nonprofit’ from 9 to 10 a.m. Spin bikes will be located outside the store and for every five minutes someone spins, the store will donate $1 to the Center for Puppetry Arts.
Live music will play throughout the day as customers sample products and meet with local suppliers between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The store will donate five percent of its April 18 sales to Food Well Alliance, an organization that supports urban agriculture in Atlanta.
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