Dick’s Sporting Goods will celebrate the opening four new stores in the last two weekends of May. With these new stores opening, Dick’s will now have 731 sporting goods stores nationwide in 47 states. The new Dick’s locations will bring approximately 280 collective jobs to four communities through the hiring of full-time, part-time and temporary associates for these stores, said the company.
On May 19-20, Dick’s will hold a grand opening in Aurora, Colo. The store is located in the Southland Town Center at 6305 S. Main St. On May 25-27, stores will open in West Long Branch, N.J., and the Consumer
For each grand opening weekend, customers will receive the chance to win prizes and meet special guests, such as former New York Mets right fielder Darryl Strawberry in West Long Branch, N.J.; Chicago bears wide receiver Allen Robinson in Gurnee, Ill. and former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Charles Haley in McAllen, Texas.