Walmart customers in Chambersburg were welcomed inside the newly transformed Supercenter Friday as much-anticipated transformation projects are now complete. Walmart associates marked the occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, community celebration, all-day activities, food trucks, and Walmart vendors with giveaways.
To reinforce Walmart’s dedication to the communities it serves, the store manager presented $7,000 in grants to local nonprofit organizations, including $3,000 to the Pa. State Police for its Shop with a Cop at Christmas; $1,000 to The Children’s Miracle Network, and $3,000 to Angels Journey Home Animal Rescue, a local animal shelter that trains service dogs for veterans.
Store associates were also presented with plaques and awards
• Associates who have worked at the store since it first opened 31 years ago: Katina Cook, Tracey Brandt Gower and Jane Manganella.
• Recognition of nine associates who have served in the military: Paul Bodges, Kierstin Burt, Robb Chastain, Mitchell Coulter, Iris Hurtado-Hernandez, George Lucas, Faith McMullen, Charles Newman and John Tyler.
Improvements at the Chambersburg Supercenter
Walmart’s transformations are part of Walmart’s Signature Experience, which seeks to inspire customers and elevate their in-store experience. Upgrades at the Chambersburg Walmart Supercenter include:
• Pharmacy upgraded and now boasts five check-in registers for pickup and a new consultation room
• Store Pickup was relocated from grocery to lawn and garden
• Pickup service section has more parking spots and a larger area for easier access
• Grab and Go reorganized at the front of the store for customers on the go
• Newly added Walmart+ member check-out lanes
• Newly renovated customer restrooms, plus a family restroom and a new mother’s room at the back of the store
• Expanded Lawn and Garden area
• New refrigerated baby food section
• Apparel Department remodeled with a new fitting room, jewelry counter, and more
“We’re excited to continue our mission to save people money, so they can live better and serve our customers with this newly remodeled store. Our customers are going to love the changes and I appreciate all associates and our community leaders to for making it happen. Our amazing associates worked incredibly hard to ensure our store continued to thrive, and we look forward to celebrating with the community,” said Chambersburg Store Manager Tyler Swope.
About Walmart in Pennsylvania
Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. In Pennsylvania we serve customers at 159 retail units and online through Walmart Online Grocery and Walmart.com, and our family of brands. We are proud to employ more than 57,000 associates in Pennsylvania. Walmart supports local businesses, spending more than $13 billion with Pennsylvania suppliers in FYE 2022 and supporting more than 193,000 Pennsylvania supplier jobs. Walmart continues to be a leader in employment opportunity, sustainability, and corporate philanthropy. In FYE 22, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation contributed more than $33 million in cash and in-kind donations to local nonprofits in Pennsylvania. Learn more at corporate.walmart.com, and our Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram channels.