The anniversary celebration runs from July 19 through Aug. 1 and includes a party-like atmosphere with numerous demonstrations, beer and wine tasting and drawings for prizes. Among the prizes are a 50-inch television set, tickets to Giants games, two beach cruiser bicycles, an espresso machine and gift baskets.
Casey Rodacker, store manager, said Gene's is also partnering with the Valley Humane Society during the week-long celebration by matching up to $1,000 in cash register receipts as a contribution to the organization.
Gene's supermarket occupies 23,000 square feet and was upgraded with new display cases, freezers and a meat department when Mar-Val took over. Since acquiring the store, Rodacker and his management team have actively supported numerous nonprofits in the area, including the Discovery Shop in Pleasanton and Shepherd's Gate in Livermore along with the Valley Humane Society.
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