Meijer gas station opens today in Esky

ESCANABA — Openings of the first Meijer stores in the Upper Peninsula are officially just weeks away. The Grand Rapids-based retailer is confirming May 18 as the opening date for its new supercenters in Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie. The gas stations at each store officially open today.

The stores recently began receiving merchandise and training its team members. On May 18, Meijer leadership and local dignitaries will dedicate each store’s first day of business with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. While weekly Meijer sales at the supercenter and gas station begin when doors open on May 18, the retailer will also feature special promotions and events to commemorate each store’s grand opening celebration beginning on May 21.