DICK’S Sporting Goods to celebrate grand opening of new Chesapeake location

Posted at 1:59 PM, Aug 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-15 06:53:37-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Sports retailer DICK’S Sporting Goods is set to celebrate the grand opening of their new location at Greenbrier Square next Friday, August 26.

The new location will have a DICK’S Sporting Goods and a Field & Stream under the same roof.

“We look forward to opening our new location in Latham and embracing the community’s great sports and outdoor traditions,” said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK’S Sporting Goods. “Having two great stores under one roof allows us to offer an even greater selection of the most-trusted brands and the highest level of expertise to all athletes and outdoor enthusiasts in the area.”

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Several special guests will be at the three-day grand opening celebration, which ends on Sunday, August 28.

Guests include Troy and Chase Landry from the TV series Swamp People, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Melissa Bachman, host of Winchester Deadly Passion, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday; former Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Captain Wild Bill, star of Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and, another appearance from Melissa Bachman,  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday;  former outfielder Michael Cuddyer from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and former Delta Force Operator, SGM(R), Kyle Lamb from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Lamb will hold a seminar from 3 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. seminar, followed by an in-store appearance.

Autographs from Melissa Bachman and Kyle Lamb will be on a first come, first serve basis at the store on the day of the event only.

A wristband is required for autographs from Troy and Chase Landry, Frank Beamer, Captain Wild Bill and Michael Cuddyer. Wristbands will be given out on a first come, first serve basis on the day of the event only. Wristbands are limited one per person.

Guests will also have the chance to receive giveaways throughout the weekend, including a chance to open the DICK’S Sporting Goods Gift Locker or Field & Stream Locked and Loaded Prize Safe, receive free mystery gift cards and other items. for full details on the celebration, including giveaways, promotions and special guests.