Winn Dixie Unveils its New Renovations and Amenities
March 29, 2017
The Central Winn Dixie officially unveiled its renovations this morning at the Grand Opening event and ribbon cutting ceremony. The Central High School Jazz band presented a special tribute for veterans with the Color Guard. Those in attendance included Mayor Jr. Shelton, Superintendent Mike Faulk, Lt. General Russell Honore, Economic Development Director Amanda Moody, Chamber President Ron Erikson and IBTS Program Director David Ratcliff.
President and CEO of Southeastern Grocers Ian McLeod welcomed the crowd and expressed his enthusiasm for the spirit of the city. “We felt we should invest back into the community,” he said. Winn Dixie has been in Louisiana for 30 years, and District Manager Zach said, “We look forward to being here another thirty years!” A teary eyed Manager Meghan Willis thanked the employees for all their hard work and dedication in the Winn Dixie transition. “I think it’s obvious that the people who work here, love working here,” Mayor Shelton said.
Along with the aesthetic enhancements throughout the store, Winn Dixie also provides local offerings and farm-fresh produce. McLeod pointed out that the new bell peppers encased throughout the produce department were picked just two days ago. In addition, prices will be lowered throughout the store and will remain low. The Central Winn-Dixie will be open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.