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Posted on: September 14, 2018

COUNCIL MEMBER DAVIS CELEBRATES PROGRESS IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY DURING LIDL GRAND OPENING

Bowie Location is Company’s First in Maryland 


Prince George’s County Council Member Derrick L. Davis (D) - District 6, joined colleague Vice-Chair Todd Turner (D) – District 4, County Government officials, community partners, and County residents to celebrate the grand opening of the new Lidl grocery store in Bowie, on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.


The new store is in District 6, at 13401 Annapolis Road, the former site of Melvin Motors. The Bowie Lidl’s is the company’s first grocery store location in the state of Maryland.


Remarking that he already had his family’s shopping list in hand, Council Member Davis, welcomed Prince George’s County’s newest grocer and community partner.


“I am pleased to celebrate great news for shoppers and for economic development in our community. LIDL brings new jobs for our residents and enhances our County’s commercial footprint! We are not just opening a new store, but we are also opening a new investment in our community and in the residents who will shop here every day.”


Vice Chair Turner, whose district borders the portion of Bowie located in District 6, and Council Member Davis, cut the ribbon on the new Bowie store, open Monday through Sunday, 8 a.m. until 10 p.m.


Lidl, based in Germany, with U.S. headquarters in Arlington County, Virginia, operates 10,500 stores in 28 countries with plans to open multiple U.S. locations.


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