Signs for the new ALDI store went up last week. Photo by Mike Diegel.

ALDI will hold the grand opening of its store at 9440 Georgia Ave. on Thursday, Nov. 30.

The ceremony will include a ribbon cutting at 7:50 a.m. Afterward, the first 100 customers will receive a Golden Ticket, each containing ALDI gift cards in various amounts.

In addition, the company will distribute eco-friendly shopping bags and hold a sweepstakes drawing to win free produce for a year.

According to the company, the Silver Spring store is part of a $3.4 billion investment plan ALDI recently announced to expand to 2,500 stores nationwide by the end of 2022. ALDI currently has more than 1,600 stores in 35 states, serving more than 40 million customers each month.

“The new Silver Spring store will have five aisles and about 12,500 square feet of selling space, as is typical for new ALDI stores,” Frederick division vice president Jeff Baehr said via email to the Source earlier this year.

The remodeled space, formerly a Staples store, will include natural lighting and environmentally friendly building materials such as energy-saving refrigeration and LED lighting, he added.

Once the store opens, hours of operation will be 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

 

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ALDI grand opening scheduled for end of the month

Mike Diegel

Co-Founder/Editor at Source of the Spring
Mike Diegel, a founding member of Source of the Spring, is a Silver Spring advocate who has been appointed by the county executive to several committees and task forces. He currently is a member of the Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Committee. His background is in journalism and he earned a bachelor of arts in communications from McDaniel College. He is self-employed as a communications consultant and is an active volunteer with Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue. He has lived for more than 20 years in Northwood/Four Corners with his wife Trish and multiple Great Pyrenees dogs. He is better known around Silver Spring as the Guy with the Big White Dogs.
ALDI grand opening scheduled for end of the month

ALDI grand opening scheduled for end of the month

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