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NAPA AUTO PARTS Shifts into High Gear for El Cajon Store Grand Reopening and Food Drive


NAPA AUTO PARTS, the nation’s top brand in the automotive aftermarket, will unveil its newly revamped facility in El Cajon with a blowout grand reopening celebration on Sat., October 15 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The one-day only event will feature family-fun activities and hundreds of NAPA’s most popular items at rock-bottom prices – plus in-store coupons.

El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells will officiate at a ribbon cutting ceremony at 12:00 p.m.

Located at 1235 Broadway, this 8,000 square-foot retail store has served El Cajon for nearly a decade. To accommodate increasing demand for auto parts and supplies among residents in the surrounding communities, NAPA selected the El Cajon store as one of the company’s national priority locations for extensive upgrades. The transformed store offers a clean new look, an expanded product lineup and a significantly enhanced experience for consumers.

NAPA takes pride in giving back to the community and is partnering with the San Diego Rescue Mission to sponsor a non-perishable food drive from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Visitors are welcome to bring in non-perishable food items or make a donation to the cause. This admirable program has roots back to 1954 and serves area residents in need with a variety of programs and services. Attendees can also take part in free safety programs hosted by the California Highway Patrol at the event.

To highlight the new store, NAPA is making October 15 a fun-filled, family-friendly day complete with a complimentary lunch and activities for all ages, including:

  • KSON 97.3 New Country with John Flint (from John & Tammy in the Morning), Live Remote Broadcast: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Classic Cars by East County Cruisers on display: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • California Highway Patrol public safety display: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • California Highway Patrol car and mini CHP race car on display: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • San Diego Rescue Mission Non-Perishable Food Drive: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Free tacos by Los Tacos Man: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Kids’ face painting, balloon art and kids games: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

“We’re thrilled to show off our newly renovated store at the grand reopening and share our improvements with NAPA’s new and loyal customers in El Cajon and greater San Diego,” said Ray Awad, district manager NAPA, San Diego. “We’re inviting the entire community to race on over, enjoy the food and festivities – and stock up on auto supplies at unbelievably low prices.”

“We know customers will love the convenient new layout, our dedicated KNOW HOW service – plus hundreds of new products added to our line-up,” said Marc Stein, retail business development manager NAPA, San Diego. “Our goal is to be the peoples’ top choice when it comes to auto parts and supplies, and we are committed to helping them keep their vehicles running safely and efficiently.”





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More than 90 years ago, the National Automotive Parts Association ("NAPA") was created to meet America’s growing need for an effective auto parts distribution system. Today, 91% of do-it-yourself customers recognize the NAPA brand name. We have over 6,000 NAPA AUTO PARTS Stores nationwide serving all 50 states with a unique inventory control system that helps you find the exact part that you need.

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