National Craft and Home Decor Retailer Hobby Lobby Celebrates Grand Opening of its Lynchburg, VA Sto

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April 04, 2019
OKLAHOMA CITY – Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a privately held national retail chain of
craft and home decor stores, opens in Lynchburg, Virginia, with a ribbon cutting
ceremony and official grand opening celebration on Monday, April 8, at 9 a.m. The
Lynchburg store is Hobby Lobby’s 15th location in Virginia. Eddie Chapman Jr. is the
store manager of the 55,000 square-foot retail facility located at Wards Road and
Sheffield Drive.

The store’s grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony is open to the public. Local
dignitaries, ambassadors from the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance and other
business leaders will attend the celebration.

“Once you visit Hobby Lobby, you will see that we are very unique, offering the
widest variety of merchandise in the craft and home decor market under one roof,”
stated Kelly Black, Director of Advertising. “We’re tremendously excited about
becoming a part of the Lynchburg community.”

Hobby Lobby has over 800 stores across the nation. Each store offers more than
70,000 crafting and home decor products including floral, fabric, needle art, custom
framing, baskets, home accents, wearable art, arts and crafts, jewelry making,
scrapbooking and paper crafting supplies. Store hours are Monday through
Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Hobby Lobby stores are closed on Sunday.

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., an Oklahoma City-based private corporation, began as
Greco, a miniature picture frame company in 1970. When David Green moved his
business from the family home to a 300 square-foot retail space in 1972, Hobby
Lobby was born. It is the nation’s largest privately-owned arts and crafts retailer.

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