Office Depot will this afternoon at 2 o’clock celebrate the opening of a new outlet at 3715 S. Meridian in Puyallup, .
At the ribbon-cutting ceremony, the Office Depot Foundation will make contributions to local nonprofit organizations including Communities In Schools of Puyallup, Helping Hand House and Mel Korum Family YMCA.
In addition, according to an Office Depot release, Shelly Schlumpf, executive director at the Puyallup/Sumner Chamber of Commerce, will deliver a welcome to dignitaries including Puyallup Mayor Kathy R. Turner; Roel van der Lugt, a representative of Congressman Adam Smith; and State Senator Jim Kastama.
According to store manager Michael Chlipala, “The store offers the most enjoyable shopping experience in the industry – in a format and layout that is intuitive, logical and convenient for our customers.”
The 16,000-sq.-ft. Puyallup store employs about four full- and 12 part-time associates and houses more than 7,500 products, the company said.