The City of Leeds and Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting at University Pickers celebrating their grand opening at the Shops of Grand River on Friday. Mayor Pro-Tem Kenneth Washington and store owners, Cindi Pope and Trish Gleason, along with a host of Leeds city and business leaders cut the ribbon.  University Pickers is a unique cooperative with local vendors to sell a variety of vintage, furniture, antiques, repurposed, home décor, fashion, jewelry and gifts.

Be sure to stop in to shop. They have some great merchandise!

The Outlet Shops of Grand River is located at 6200 Grand River Boulevard East, Leeds, Alabama  35094 conveniently located right on I-20 just minutes from Birmingham and Anniston.  For more information about this new shop and The Outlet Shops of Grand River, please visit www.shopsofgrandriver.com.

City of Leeds & Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting at University Pickers located at Shops of Grand River Leeds Alabama
City of Leeds & Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting at University Pickers located at Shops of Grand River Leeds Alabama

University Pickers Ribbon Cutting Photo L-R: Danny Van Deventer – America’s First Credit Union, Christine Strange-Grand River VP Retail Operations, Tim Swann-Security by Chris, Cindi Pope-Store Owner, Ken Washington – Mayor Pro-Tem, Sandra McGuire – Chamber Executive Director, Trish Gleason-Store Owner, Allana McCain- Grand River Administrative Assistant, Demetrius Riley-Grand River Guest Services Supervisor, Jon Fraley-University Pickers, Jeannie Cole – Grand River Property Manager, Adam Armstrong-Grand River Operations Manager & Fred Britt – Power Laser Cut (Chamber Board). Photo Courtesy of Chamber President Dona Bonnett.

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