Grand opening event features football stars, “Swamp People” and weekend giveaways.
ST. PAUL, MN –-(Ammoland.com)- Gander Mountain is bringing another pioneering development in the firearms industry to Minnesota with the opening of the state’s first “Gander Mountain Firearms Super Center” in Rogers, Minnesota.
This new specialty retail store is focused on fulfilling the needs of firearms enthusiasts, featuring thousands of new and used firearms of all kinds, and the industry’s best selection of firearms accessories, specialty apparel, ammunition and security. Grand opening events are set for the coming weekend.
The Gander Mountain Firearms Super Center will buy and sell a huge selection of used firearms and is staffed by firearms specialists to give shoppers more one-on-one service.
“Gander Mountain is already recognized as the firearms experts, but with our latest Gander Mountain Firearms Super Center we are taking the experience of shopping for firearms and accessories to an entirely new level of selection and service,” said David Pratt, CEO of Gander Mountain, “We are excited to bring this new retail experience and opportunity to the people of Rogers and the Twin Cities metro area and we’re confident that our unmatched selection and the expertise of our specialists will make this a premiere destination for those with an interest in firearms.”
The 30,000-square-foot Gander Mountain Firearms Super Center is located at 20870 Rogers Drive, near the intersection of I-94 and State Highway 101. The three-day Grand Opening weekend is scheduled for May 17-19.
Special events and giveaways include:
- Minnesota football stars Toby Gerhart, Everson Griffen and Charlie Johnson will appear Friday from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- Troy and Jacob Landry, stars of History’s television series Swamp People will appear Saturday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from Noon to 4 p.m.
- The Beretta Mobile Showroom will be on-site and open all day Saturday and Sunday.
- The first 100 customers through the door at the Rogers location on Friday, Saturday and Sunday will receive a free $10 Gander Mountain gift card.
- The first 250 customers to make a purchase at the Rogers location on Friday, Saturday and Sunday will receive a free Gander Mountain t-shirt or hat.
- Customers can register for a chance to win one of three $500 Gander Mountain gift cards at the Rogers location.
The Gander Mountain Firearms Super Center mission is to provide responsible citizens the highest quality solutions for their firearms needs, including safety, security, education and training. Gander Mountain has launched a campaign to emphasize personal firearms responsibility via a call to action: “With Rights Comes Responsibility; Secure Your Firearms.” This effort is designed to help keep firearms from getting into the hands of the underage, untrained and unauthorized. Gander Mountain is encouraging firearms owners to take a responsibility pledge at www.GanderMountain.com and to use the hashtag #responsibilitypledge in social media to raise awareness and encourage accountability on the subject of firearms ownership.
The Rogers location features the largest assortment and selection of firearms solutions for hunting, self-defense, recreation, competition and training, while at the same time upholding the highest level of compliance in accordance with all local, state and federal laws. Highly knowledgeable, professional and customer-focused store personnel are ready to assist you to in becoming a satisfied, prepared and well-informed firearms owner and user.
The store has all levels of products to fit the needs and interests from beginners to the true firearms enthusiast, and offers rare and hard-to-find firearms and ammunition. In addition, the store features a huge selection of used firearms, and top-level expertise from associates who will walk customers through the selection, purchase and compliance process. Gander Mountain Firearms Super Center also offers a wide selection of hunting and tactical clothing and gear designed with outdoor enthusiasts in mind.
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About Gander Mountain Company
Gander Mountain Company headquartered in St. Paul, MN, is the nation’s largest retail network of outdoor specialty stores for hunting, fishing, camping, marine and outdoor lifestyle products and services. Since 1960, Gander Mountain has offered the best selection of outdoor equipment, technical apparel, active casual wear, and footwear featuring national, regional and specialty brands at competitive prices. Focused on a “We Live Outdoors®” culture, Gander Mountain dedicates itself to creating outdoor memories. There are currently 121 conveniently located Gander Mountain outdoor lifestyle stores in 24 states. For the nearest store location call 800-282-5993 or visit www.GanderMountain.com Gander Mountain is also the parent company of Overton’s (www.overtons.com), a leading catalog and Internet based retailer of products for boating and other water sports enthusiasts.