Updated: November 13, 2012 6:31AM
Fairplay Foods will open to shoppers in Oak Lawn at 7 a.m. Sunday, an executive with the company said Thursday. A grand opening for the store, 8700 S. Cicero Ave., is planned for Oct. 18, Mike Kozlowski, vice president of Fairplay, said.
The 52,000-square-foot store will offer a full line of groceries, including meats, produce and international foods, as well as a liquor department offering beer, wine and hard liquor, Kozlowski said. The store will have 120 employees and will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week, he said.
Fairplay is located in a former Dominick’s that closed at the end of last year. The company currently operates six stores, including Hickory Hills, Markham and Worth.
Visitors bureau to hold annual meeting
Bruce Rauner, chairman of Choose Chicago, formerly known as the Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau, will be the keynote speaker for the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau’s annual meeting Oct. 17 at the Oak Lawn Hilton, 9333 S. Cicero Ave.
A reception and networking begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by the lunch and speech at noon. Tickets are $40.
For information, call the bureau at (708) 895-8200 or visit www.Bit.ly/2012annualmeeting.