St. Bernard Parish, La. (March 1, 2016) — This weekend, J&K Pawn and Jewelry will host its grand opening featuring refreshments, giveaways and live entertainment. The new store is located at 9220 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, LA, 70043.
The grand opening weekend kicks off at 10:00 AM on Friday, March 4th with a reception and tent sale. The event will include light refreshments and the raffling off of a Rolex watch and an emerald and diamond Panthère necklace valued at $2,800.
The opening weekend continues Saturday, March 5th with a massive sale and free refreshments. Entertainment by Joe Cave and the Soul Shakers begins at 12 noon.
The St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation assisted J&K Pawn and Jewelry by guiding the small business through the permitting process and has coordinated the marketing of their opening.
About St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation
St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation is 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2005 to promote economic development and commercial growth of St. Bernard Parish. The mission of SBEDF is to retain and create jobs, build wealth, and improve the quality of life in St. Bernard Parish. The Board of Directors consists of 28 voting members and 8 non-voting honorary members and public officials, all of which serve as volunteers to the organization. SBEDF’s work is made possible through the general support of its investors, St. Bernard Parish Government, St. Bernard Port, Harbor and Terminal District, the Arlene and Joseph Meraux Charitable Foundation and Cox Communications at the Champion Level and the Law Offices of Sidney Torres, III and Associated Terminals at the Pillars Level.