Joe Bell
Director of Corporate Communications
724-730-4532 (Mobile)

Boscov’s arrives in West Virginia




September 28, 2023



Joe Bell                                                                        Melissa Antrim

Director of Corporate Communications                            Executive Assistant to Jim Boscov,

Cafaro Company                                                           Chairman & CEO                                  

330-747-2661  ext. 771                                                  610-370-3940

724-730-4532 (Mobile)



Boscov’s Grand Opening Celebration at Meadowbrook Mall


To celebrate its 50th store, and first location in West Virginia, Boscov’s will host a Three-Day Grand Opening Celebration full of unbelievable Grand Opening specials, entertainment, over $30,000 worth of register to win prizes, a fireworks celebration, free gifts and much more!  “We’ve created an unforgettable Grand Opening Celebration for the communities of North Central West Virginia”, said Jim Boscov, Chairman and CEO of Boscov’s. “You can expect exciting retailing that combines fun, fashion, community support, entertainment and service with jaw dropping pricing on a tremendous assortment of products throughout the store.”

The Boscov’s Three-Day Grand Opening Celebration will occur on:

  1. Thursday, October 5, 2023: Charity Day – Shop for a Cause
    • Make a $5 donation to your favorite participating non-profit and you’ll be the first to see the new Boscov’s, shop all the Grand Opening specials and receive a Free Umbrella ($19.99 value)!
    • Register to win 1 of 20 $250 Boscov’s Gift Cards reserved exclusively for Charity Day customers.
    • Be one of the first 1,000 Candy Department customers and enjoy a free Godiva Chocolate Bar
    • FREE music, entertainment and activities for the entire family.


  1. Friday, October 6, 2023: Family Day – Something for Everyone
    • Boscov’s is officially open to the public! Be one of the first to shop all of our Grand Opening specials.
    • Enjoy a day filled with fabulous FREE entertainment for the entire family, with music and activities for kids, including balloon artistry, face painting and a caricature artist.


  1. Saturday, October 7, 2023: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Fireworks
    • At 9:30 am, come watch a parade of cars, local dignitaries and the 85-member Bridgeport High School marching band kick-off our ribbon-cutting ceremony. Brad Riffee, President of Harrison and Doddridge United Way, and United Way member agencies will snip a special ribbon made of $100 bills for their organizations plus a $1,000 bill for the United Way, symbolizing Boscov’s ongoing commitment to local charities.
    • Visit the Candy department and receive a FREE Asher’s chocolate covered pretzel in celebration of National Chocolate Covered Pretzel Day, while supplies last.
    • Throughout the day, discover the best brands and selection at incredible prices while enjoying FREE staged performances by Elvis Aaron Presley Jr. and Jason Lindsey, aka “Mr. Science”.
    • At 9:00 pm, enjoy a spectacular Grand Opening Fireworks display at the mall. Tune into 97.9 WKKW, 102 WVAQ or Sky 106.5 to hear synchronized music to the firework show. Park anywhere at the mall complex for a great view.

On Saturday, October 14th, enjoy the unique opportunity to meet and hear from Clarksburg’s own Chris and Donnie Davisson, lead guitarist and vocalist for the Davisson Brothers band. Additional entertainment events will continue as outlined on the attached a schedule of events.

Based in Reading, PA, Boscov’s operates 49 stores in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Ohio. It is the nation’s largest family owned department store chain. Boscov’s is now celebrating its 109th year as a full-line, full-service department store and is known as much for making shopping fun as it is for offering the best brands at the best prices with incredible service. Boscov’s offers many customer-friendly services, such as a year-round military discount, a gift registry for every occasion, a hassle free return policy and free curbside pickup (beginning 10/22 at the new Boscov’s Bridgeport, WV location after the conclusion of Grand Opening festivities). To learn more, visit

The Meadowbrook Mall Complex is located on Interstate 79, Exit 121, in Bridgeport, West Virginia.  It has been serving the people of north-central West Virginia since 1982.  To learn more, visit .  Meadowbrook Mall is owned and managed in association with Cafaro-affiliated companies, based in Niles, Ohio.  One of the nation’s largest privately held shopping center developers, the Cafaro organization has developed more than 30 million square feet of commercial real estate in 14 states.   For more information on the Cafaro organization, log onto