(San Antonio) – Cash America Pawn and the North Chamber of Commerce are celebrating a grand opening event at the new location with food, fun and prizes.
The event is from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 22 and 23 at the new store’s location, 3119 Thousand Oaks Drive.
Chamber members will conduct a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday at 1:30 p.m.
The celebration features free food and drinks, fun games for children and adults with great prizes and Cash America goodie bags. The store will also hold a drawing for an Apple iPod, ladies jewelry and a 32-inch flat-screen TV.
A tent sale will feature quality merchandise at up to 40 percent off of already low prices. Radio station KSMG 105.3 will be on hand Friday from 4-6 p.m.
The store is located in the north/central part of the city and serves a mostly Hispanic neighborhood. San Antonio is the second biggest city in the state and is exceeded in growth only by Austin and Fort Worth among the biggest cities in Texas, accordint othe 2010 Census.
Market Manager Michael DeLeon said the event is a fun way for the store to reach out to the community where the coworkers live and work.
“We want the community to know we’re here to help them with their financial needs,” he said.
About Cash America
As of March 31, 2011, Cash America International, Inc. had 1,087 total locations offering specialty financial services to consumers, which include 781 lending locations (including nine unconsolidated franchised locations) operating in 23states in the United States under the names “Cash America Pawn,” “SuperPawn,” “Maxit,” “Pawn X-Change,” “Cash America Payday Advance,” and “Cashland,” and 182 pawn lending locations, of which the Company is a majority owner, operating in 21 jurisdictions in central and southern Mexico under the name “Prenda Fácil.” The Company also operated 118 unconsolidated franchised and six Company-owned check cashing centers operating in 18 states in the United States under the name “Mr. Payroll” as of March 31, 2011. Additionally, as of March 31, 2011, the Company offered consumer loans over the Internet to customers in 30 states in the United States at http://www.cashnetusa.com
, in the United Kingdom at http://www.quickquid.co.uk
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