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IKEA to install 3 electric vehicle charging stations at future Grand Prairie store opening Fall 2017

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced plans to install three Blink® electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at its future Grand Prairie, TX store opening Fall 2017 as second DFW-area IKEA store. This initiative reflects the continued partnership between IKEA and Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTC: CCGI), the owner of the Blink Network and Blink EV charging stations, and the largest owner/operator of EV charging services with thousands of public EV charging stations in 36 states and two countries. There currently are EV charging units at 29 U.S. IKEA stores.

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark to team with American Red Cross as training provider

Epic Waters Indoors Waterpark has selected the American Red Cross as the authorized training provider for the park’s lifeguarding program.

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark will utilize Red Cross’ training, certification, and continuing education for the estimated 100 lifeguards and lifeguard staff managers who will be responsible for guest safety related to the park’s multiple water slides, attractions, and pools.

New Walmart Supercenter on Highway 161 opens

Walmart Store Manager Brandy Magana cuts the ribbon to open the new Walmart at 2650 S Highway 161. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

A new Walmart Supercenter opened at 2650 S Highway 161 in Grand Prairie on Wednesday morning bringing a broad assortment of fresh groceries and general merchandise at everyday low prices, a full-service pharmacy, fuel station and more.

Great American Cookies giving away a free Birthday Cake Cookie in celebration of tax day

Thanks to Great American Cookies®, one thing you won’t be exempt from this Tax Day is a free serving of sweetness. The national gourmet cookie shop will continue its annual Tax Day tradition by offering a free Birthday Cake Cookie to customers who stop by participating stores in the Dallas area on Tuesday, April 18.