The Eagle from Bryan, Texas on March 7, 1976 · Page 19
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The Eagle from Bryan, Texas · Page 19

Bryan, Texas
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Sunday, March 7, 1976
Page 19
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Bryan College Station, Texas NEWEST SHOPPING CENTER NEARS COMPLETION Plaza Awaits Finishing Touches For Grand Opening Culpepper Plaza Opening March 14 Proof positive that progress years He and his wife Brenda operation, is a way of life for Bryan- ;,re residents of B-CS. He will Court’s Western Wear and College Station will become be assisted by Oscar Navjar Saddlery, owned and operated evident next Sunday when and laddie Hankins. The by Mr and Mrs Tony Court of produce manager will be Ed Hryan. will be merchandised shopping center one in College another big opens, this Station. Culpepper Plaza will open for business Sunday, March 14 and. the early businesses moving in will include B-CS’ third Safeway store, another Court’s Western Wear, General Telephone Phone Mart, Carnaby Square (women’s wear), Eckerd Drug and Wyatt’s Cafeteria. Culpepper Plaza is owned by Mr. John C. Culpepper, Jr., with financing arranged through American National Insurance Company. Culpepper also was responsible for Manor East Mall. The Plaza will consist of two phases Phase II, not yet under construction, is tentatively set for opening sometime in the early part of 1977. Tenants for that portion of the Plaza have not yet been finalized. Safeway, the largest store in the Plaza, is tentatively set for the Sunday opening. It will be one of the three largest Safeway stores in Texas. This store will offer a full line delicatessen, and a bakery in addition to the regular food stuffs Safeway is a national chain with over 2,500 stores world wide. The new Safeway will be managed by Dennis Green who has been with Safewav five l.uza. The new facility features :<0,000 square feet of modern complete shopping. To celebrate the new opening. Safeway will be giving away many nice gifts as well as 200 bags of groceries There will be an abundance of extra-saving specials and buv- one-get-one-free items. Hours will be from B a.m. to midnight seven days a week. There will be parking for 150 cars There will be 11 checkout counters, two express checkout lanes, a meat cutting and packaging operation, color coordinated cases for display ot refrigerated items and frozen food products, wide aisles throughout and automatic “in” and “out” doors There also will be a large selection of beer and wine Eckerd’s supplies its customers with drugs. (X)smetics, cameras and accessories and hundreds of other items. It is the last anchor store in Phase I of the Plaza. This will be the second Eckerd’s store in B-CS and increases the number of drug stores in the Houston division to 55. There are 490 stores in 10 states operated by the chain. This store will be double the size of the Manor East Mall by much the same lines carried in the two other stores. Clothing lines at present include such brand names as Wrangler, Handler. Arthur Buyer and Panhandler, with the hat line being American Hat Company. Court’s makes and sells various leather goods of their own like belts, handbags and billfolds The store also will carry tack along the lines of saddles, bridles, halters, bits, saddle blankets and the other accessories needed. The tentative opening date is sometime in May for Court’s. Carnaby Square will have the newest line of fashions to cater to the college coed and young ladies in Bryan-College Station Owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. James D. Ward who are new residents to College Station, the store will be the third. Other Carnaby Square shops are operating in San Marcos and Huntsville. TTie shop will carry junior petite and junior miss lines of ready-to-wear clothing which will fit the bill for all of the fashion-minded coeds and young ladies. Merchandise will include some of the best selling and best quality lines found in the retail clothing market. Sunday, March 7,1976 Eckerd Drugs Will Hold Grand Opening CLEAKWATER, Ha. - The Houston Division of Jack Eckerd Drug Co. will hold the grand opening of a new Eckerd Drug Store in College Station. March 14, it was announced todav by Stewart Turley, Jack Eckerd Corp. chairman of the board and president. The new store, at 17*» S Texas Ave in Culpepper Plaza, will be managed by Ted Stevenson Tlie opening of the College Station store will bring the number of stores in the Houston Division to 55. A total of 490 druge stores in 10 states are operated by the Eckerd drug chain. Other Jack Eckerd Corp. „ . mutkk, High chairs'and ,,omPames include a chain ofJ28 southern Area. The award was presented to the ¿Tunctn* STThi, W«k r,!L,be m di™ion construction department for outstanding Florida and Georgia, an in- safety Performance in having no lost time ac- ternational food service cidents during 1975 . equipment and supply firm, and a security services company Tlie shop will be open six days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m H.L. Packer, president of Wyatts Cafeterias, Inc., announced the most recent ad- particularly to attract usage by the organizations being attracted by the TA MU Convention (.’enter “All Wyatt Cafeterias cater to families as will this one,” said Packer. TOMMY JAMES, (L) division construction supervisor for General Telephone Co. of the Southwest in Bryan, accepts a safety award from R.E. Phelps, vice president and general manager of the available for small children. We feel we offer a real value their intentions to open in College Station, the plans call Z ITT” Ü for a fr«.«.„ndm cafeteria of ,or »"« 13,000 sauare feet. This will be the second Wyatts in B-CS and this one will be an enlarged version of the one in Bryan. It also will have a private dining room to seat 150 people, being designed A modern, on-premises bakery, will provide Wyatts' desserts Packer also pointed to policy of having as many- local people employed as possible He also said the cafeteria seeks to identify with the community it serves. MRS. GLENDA A. CHANEY MRS. JOHN A SMITH Butler Co. Gets Award BOCA RATON, Fla. Robert Butler Company of Bryan. Tex., has been honored with a certificate of recognition for selling $3 million in building systems products produced by Butler Manufacturing Company The award was made at the firm’s Buildings Division regional sales meeting recently held here. Robert Butler Company. Iieaded by H. W. Butler, is one of about 850 authorized Butler Builders nationwide that sell and construct pre-engineered building systems and components by Butler, the world’s largest manufacturer of such structural components. f- Dr. Krouskop Joins Board Richard Smith Realty Adds Two New Sales People Richard Smith Healty Co. director coordinating activities has announced the addition of in Brazos County and five two new sales people to its surrounding counties, staff She is married to Tom Johna Smith, a graduate of < haney and has two sons. She Texas A&M University and attended the Ahrens School of A.C. Jones High School, has Heal Estate in Houston and will recently become a saleswoman be .specializing in residential COLLEGE STATION - Dr. I'homas A. Krouskop has been elected to the board of directors of Meiller Hesearch Inc. Dr Krouskop is on the bioengineering staff at Texas A&M University and is currently assigned to a project applying bioengineering at the Texas Institute of Rehabilitation and research in Houston. 1 JOE GUNN, COMMISSIONER OF LABOR, CUTS RIBBON Formal Grand Opening of TEC Building Wednesday Texas Employment Commission Holds Grand Opening Ceremony for the firm. Formerly a teller at the University National Bank in College Station for two years, she is the new bride of J. Bradley Smith, assistant district attorney in Brazos County Glenda A Chaney of College Station is also a new sales nerson for Richard Smith Co. She was formerly employed by the Brazos County Justice Court. Precinct 7, and by the National Foundation of the V March of Dimes as executive properties. HAZEL HOLLAND of Bryan is the Bee Hive’s lucky local prize winner in the exciting “Happy Birthday, America” sweepstakes contest. She won a beautiful Toni Todd dress on her choice and a chance to be the national grand prize winner of a fabulous “trip into American history.” The trip to Dr Krouskop will bring to some of America’s most fascinating historic land- he board an understanding of marks was selected in honor of the nation’s bicentennial birthday. Margaret Weirish of Bryan, the Bee Hive’s runner-up in the contest, is also eligible for the trip. (Staff photo by Peter Leabo) the interfaces between engineering and the medical profession that will supplement •he present board members. b-cs business OPEN DAILY 9:30-9:30; PATIO OPEN SUN 12 to 5 MON., TUES. Taco Torch Restaurant Opens College Station Spot Joe Gunn, commissioner for Presnal was also on hand for labor of the Texas the occasion as was the Employment Commission, representatives of the chamber performed the honor of cutting ot commerce Pat Mann, the ribbon at formal grand executive director, and Mervin opening ceremonies at the new Peters, president of the board office for the TEC at 801 E. 29th. of directors. St., 'in Bryan Wednesday An open house was held at morning. the new office most of the day Wednesday during which time citizens were welcomed to visit the new facility. The TEC will maintain its old office at 409 N. Texas Ave.. Bryan, to handle laborers seeking employment. TEC office hours are between 8 a m and 5 p.m. daily. I .add. Inc ot Killeen ha* opened a Taco Torch on University Drive in College Station to serve the faculty and students of Texas A&M and the ^urroundi ng comn lunities. Tom Percival, new manager of the College Station location which opened Feb. 13, has been with the corporation for more than two years serving as manager of the Waco location before coming to College Station. Four other Taco Torch’s are located in Waco, Killeen and San Marcos. Fast take-out Mexican food is featured at all locations, however, customers wishing to eat at the Taco Torch can do so in a small comfortable dining area. Several local dignitaries were present for the occasion including the mayors of both Bryan and College Station, IJoyd Joyce and O.M. Holt, respectively. State Representative Bill Savings Branch To Open Soon Community Savings and liOan Association of College Station has been awarded a branch office in Navasota by Commissioner W. Sale I/ewis of the Texas Savings and Ix>an Department according to an announcement made by Dick Hervey, President of the association. The association has actively done business in Grimes County since its organization in 1958. ‘A branch office in Navasota will prove a great convenience to our hundreds of customers in Grimes County”. Hervey said. He also reported current real estate loans in the county, mostly tor homes, exceeds 2.7 million dollars and savings from citizens of the county in excess of 2.2 million dollars. "We are most pleased to have our application for a branch in Navasota approved. We will be able to serve better our nianv existing customers in the area”, according to an association spokesman. VALUES. . . PHILCO BLACK & WHITE PORTABLE TELEVISION $ 89 " Personal size with 12 diagonal measurement screen, concealed handle; lightweight so you can use it in any room, carry it outdoors to patio or back yard. Quality engineered picture stays sharp and stable: both UHF and VHF stations. Telescopic VHF, loop UHF antennas. PRECOR AM/FM DIGITAL CLOCK RADIO SOLID STATE DIGITAL $0999 Solid state. Wake to music or alarm. Sleep switch with automatic shut-off. Illuminated dial. Alarm/music switch. AM/FM band switch. Tuning knob. Slide volume knob. Auto manual knob. Alarm setting knob. Time setting knob. 3 WAYS TO SHOP SIMILAR TO ILLUSTRATION MON., THURS., FRI, 10:00-8:30 TUES., WED., SAT. 10:00-6:00 2700 SOUTH TEXAS AVE. \

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