GENEVA – Ashley HomeStore will host a grand opening with a ribbon cutting at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 2 at its new location, 1777 S. Randall Road, Geneva, followed by refreshments, activities and prizes throughout the day until 3 p.m., the company announced in a news release.
In a partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, those who come to the furniture store’s opening festivities are asked to bring food items to donate, the release stated.
The first 100 guests will receive $100 gift cards and Bluetooth headsets, while the next 100 people will receive Bluetooth headsets, the release stated.
Guests can enter to win over $30,000 in prize giveaways, which include a $1,000 dining room set, a $1,500 bedroom set and a $2,000 living room set, the release stated.
Guests can also spin a prize wheel for other items, such as tumblers, wine glasses and entries to enter a money machine, the release stated.
Also available for guests will be finger foods, desserts and visits with Santa, the release stated, while face painters, balloon artists and a magician provide entertainment.
Ashley HomeStore is filling the retail space left vacant when Sports Authority officials announced in March 2016 that the Geneva location would be one of 140 stores it was closing in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization. But by May, the company closed all of its remaining 450 stores.