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Tag: Gig Harbor


New Marshalls opening in Gig Harbor Sept. 6

Off-price clothing emporium Marshalls plans a grand opening of its new Gig Harbor store Sept. 6.

The store at 4601 Pt. Fosdick Drive NW covers some 26,000 square feet of space. The new store is one of 880 Marshalls operating in 43 states and Puerto Rico.

The grand opening celebration is set for 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The new store will add 60 full and part-time jobs to the Gig Harbor employment market.

In celebration of its new Gig Harbor location, Marshalls will contribute to the local community by presenting a $5,000 donation to The Children’s Hope Society

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Kohl’s hiring 125 workers for new Gig Harbor store

Mid-price clothier Kohl’s Department Stores says it plans to hire 125 new workers to staff its new Gig Harbor store opening in September.

The company will hold a job fair this Saturday through Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the Inn at Gig Harbor to interview applicants for the jobs.

The company says it needs register operators, department associates, customer service associates, early-morning freight unloaders and evening ad set associates. Kohl’s employees receive what the company calls “competitive compensation, great benefits and immediate merchandise discounts.”

Applicants should visit or call 877-639-5645 to schedule an interview and to obtain additional

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Free ice cream Tuesday at Ben & Jerry’s

Ben & Jerry’s wants to help you satisfy your sweet tooth. Its scoop shops are offering free ice cream from noon to 8 p.m. today at locations across the country.

“Get in line as many times as you like,” Ben & Jerry’s said in an email promoting Free Cone Day. “It’s our way of saying thanks for your dedicated support and to celebrate 34 years of scooping the chunkiest and funkiest ice cream.”

There are four Ben & Jerry’s locations in Western Washington, but only one in Pierce County (and you’ll have to pay a toll to get to it

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