Whole Foods Market packed with customers on opening day.
Kildeer Village President Nandia Black declared Wednesday, March 6, Whole Foods Day, at the opening of the store. The store opened with a breaking bread ceremony. As customers entered the store, Whole Foods employees cheered them on. Customers appreciated the larger store and more shopping options than the Palatine location, Whole Foods' home for 15 years. Tammy Swiderek of Palatine said the new store is a little farther, yet still convenient, and will carry many more items. Many regular and new Whole Foods customers made some discoveries. See Top Ten Finds at Kildeer Whole Foods.
Whole Foods invites customers to nominate first Community Support Day beneficiary.
Thursday, February 21
Whole Foods Market, the world's leading natural and organic foods supermarket, will open a new 40,000-square-foot store in Kildeer on Wednesday, March 6. The much-anticipated store, located at 20281 North Rand Road, will provide the Kildeer community with great-tasting, high-quality, natural and organic foods in a convenient and fresh contemporary setting. The move will be a relocation of the company's Palatine store, which has been part of the Whole Foods Market family since 1998. Community Involvement "Our ties to the Palatine community are something we are extremely proud to bring along with us to the new Kildeer store" states Store Team Leader Floyd Staine, who has been with the store since its origin as a Fresh Fields in 1993. For …