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Brookshire Grocery Co. stores to open on Easter Sunday

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Posted at 9:36 PM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 22:36:54-04

Brookshire Grocery Co. stores will open on Easter Sunday for the first time in the company's history.

The company announced all Brookshire's, Super 1 Foods, FRESH by Brookshire's and Spring Market stores will open Easter Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This is the first time Brookshire stores will not close in their 92 years as a company.

“As a Christian company, BGC has traditionally prided itself on observing Christmas and Easter holidays but recognizes the calling to serve our neighbors during this difficult time,” said Brad Brookshire, Chairman and CEO for Brookshire Grocery Co. “Our founder, Wood T. Brookshire, believed it was his God-given calling to serve humanity through the grocery business. Today, we are also serving God by serving man during these times. It was not an easy decision to break from our 92-year history on closing on Easter, and we do not take it lightly.”

“Our customers have recognized our employee-partners as heroes for their service on the front lines and we are committed to being there for our customers through this,” said Trent Brookshire, Chief Operating Officer for Brookshire Grocery Co. “We have no way of knowing when this pandemic will be over, but we want our customers to know we are here for them. We are incredibly thankful for our employee-partners continued dedication and selfless service to our customers and we are glad they will be home with their families for Easter dinner.”