Ronceverte, W.Va. — Kroger Mid-Atlantic based out of Richmond, Va., celebrated the completion of a $1.9 million renovation at its Ronceverte store located at 178 Red Oaks Shopping Center in Greenbrier County.
To mark the occasion, Kroger Mid-Atlantic leadership and store associates, participated in a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony.
As part of the reopening, Kroger Mid-Atlantic made donations totaling $2,000 to four local community and nonprofit organizations which were selected by Ronceverte store associates. The organizations receiving donations included:
• Old Stone Presbyterian Church Food Pantry
• White Sulphur Springs Community Food Pantry
• Greenbrier County Humane Society
• Eastern Greenbrier Jaycees
“We greatly appreciate our customers and the patience they have demonstrated as we’ve gone through the remodel process,” said Joe Hanson, store manager of the Ronceverte Kroger. “We are thrilled to provide them with what is essentially a brand-new store. We’ve updated and reorganized the store more efficiently, and customers will see more natural and organic food choices available.”
Some highlights of the remodel include an enhanced store entryway; updated customer/associate restrooms; improvements to the pharmacy waiting and counsel area; new cases and tables in the bakery and produce departments; and the expansion of a floral department.
Other enhancements of the remodel include:
• Expanded produce selection
• New check-out lane
• Newly polished floors
• Updated décor throughout the store
“We’ve heard from store management that our Ronceverte shoppers are some of the most loyal in the Mid-Atlantic, and that has been evident through their continued support during the renovation process,” said Paula Ginnett, division president for Kroger Mid-Atlantic.
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