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Grand Opening Set for Ace Hardware of Simi Valley

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 28, 2024) – The new Ace Hardware of Simi Valley at 2910 Tapo Canyon Road will host a “board cutting” grand opening event on May 30 — followed by a sale and many special activities from May 31 through June 2.  The weekend event is also an opportunity to meet Melissa Minter, the new store’s general manager.

The 16,000 sq. ft. store features a wide range of products including lawn and garden supplies, fasteners, tools, plumbing, and electrical supplies. It also offers services such as automotive key cutting, key fob replacement, carpet cleaning machine rental, and propane tank exchange.

Ace Hardware of Simi Valley features several specialty departments and store-within-a-store concepts, selling such leading brands as:

  • Weber, Traeger, Big Green Egg, Blackstone, and Ooni grills and accessories
  • Milwaukee, DeWalt, and Craftsman power tools
  • Benjamin Moore and Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines paints
  • Stihl, EGO, and Milwaukee outdoor power equipment
  • Scotts lawn care products
  • Carhartt and Dickies workwear
  • Yeti coolers and accessories
  • Nursery plants, flowers, shrubs, and outdoor living supplies

Board Cutting and Grand Opening Celebrations

  • A ceremonial board cutting by Westlake Ace leadership and local dignitaries will be held at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 30. A light breakfast will be served.
  • A “Celebration Sale” will be held May 31 – June 2 during which customers will receive 20 percent off most purchases.
  • On Saturday, June 1, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., the grand opening celebration event will include vendor demonstrations, free prize drawings, refreshments, and a balloon artist and other free kids’ activities.

General Manager Melissa Minter was most recently the assistant manager of Ace of Porter Ranch. She joined Westlake Ace Hardware in 2019 from a leadership position at Walmart.

A former competitive ice skater, Minter enjoys football, baseball, country music concerts, and Field of Dreams – her favorite movie. Passion guides her life and career, and she adheres to the mantra, “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.

Westlake Ace owns and operates 17 California locations, including six Southern California stores. The retailer is developing locations in Agoura Hills, Mission Hills, San Jose, San Leandro, and Placentia.

Media Contact:

Tom Mentzer
Mentzer PR Group (for Westlake Ace Hardware)
(913) 626-9066

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