Former All-Star First Baseman Cecil Fielder to visit the brand-new ShopRite of Union
Union, NJ (May 5, 2014) – Cecil Fielder, a two-time home run king and member of the 1996 World Series-champion New York Yankees, will be signing autographs on Friday, May 9 at the all-new ShopRite of Union from 4 to 6 p.m.
During his prime, Fielder was one of the most feared sluggers in the American League. Fielder hit 319 home runs during his 13 seasons in the big leagues. He hit 51 in 1990 and 44 more in 1991, leading the American League during both of those seasons.
He played for five different Major League teams and had a two-year run with the Yankees.
Fielder will be making his first trip to the ShopRite of Union, which celebrated its grand opening on Sunday, May 4. The 60,000-square-foot store recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new home.
ShopRite of Union is located at 2401D US Highway 22 West in Union, New Jersey.
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative based in Keasbey, NJ, and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. With more than 250 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than six million customers each week. A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite has donated $33 million to 1,700 worthy charities and food banks since the program began in 1999. As a title sponsor of the LPGA’s ShopRite Classic, ShopRite has raised more than $27 million for local organizations, hospitals and community groups. Progressive Grocer named ShopRite its 2011 Retailer of the Year and Supermarket News awarded ShopRite its 2011 Retail Excellence Award. For more information, please visit http://www.ShopRite.com.