Heartfelt Gatherings: Bens Market’s Warm Welcome in Blaine

Bens Market's Journey with Blaine's Community

In the heart of Blaine, WA, on January 24, 2024, Bens Market stood tall amidst the cold and rainy weather, offering a beacon of promise and elegance to the community. Surrounded by the chilly atmosphere, Bens Market was pleasantly surprised by Blaine’s warm welcome, a gesture that not only thawed the chill of the weather but also warmed the hearts of everyone present for the event. While its opening ceremony unfolded two months ago, the recent addition of Jamba Juice, Cinnabon, and Pizza Hut ignited a fresh wave of celebration within the community. Let’s delve into the heartening journey of how Blaine’s unwavering support for Bens Market extended seamlessly to embrace these new arrivals, as distinguished figures like Ben the CEO of Bens Market, Justin the Vice President of Christensen, Ted the TA’s Franchise Director, Mary the Mayor of Blaine, and Bal K Joshi, the founder of XUNO supported by Bens Market, lent their voices among others to this jubilant occasion.

Ben Joshi the CEO of Bens Market giving us the opening ceremony speech

Mary Lou Steward the Mayor of Blaine with a warm heartfelt message to the event attendees

Esteemed Speeches

Justin Christensen: Vice President of Christensen, pivotal in Washington State’s Gas and Oil Infrastructure, and the man responsible in helping Ben bring the Travel Plaza to Bens Market

Ted Blevins the Director of Franchise Development for Travel Centers of America shared a heartfelt story about their new location opening at Bens Market, joining over 300 locations across the USA.

Bal K Joshi, founder of XUNO, shared his inspiring journey with Bens Market, highlighting the seamless integration of borderless payments between countries

At the opening ceremony, distinguished figures graced the stage to share words of encouragement and support. The Vice President of Christensen shared a touching story about unity and belonging, emphasizing the significance of being part of something greater than oneself. The TA Director commended Bens Market for its unwavering dedication to providing a unique and enriching shopping experience for the community. The Mayor, joined by Bal K Joshi, the founder of XUNO backed by Bens Market, underscored the importance of collaboration and innovation in driving economic growth and fostering a vibrant local economy. Their heartfelt speeches resonated deeply with attendees, reaffirming the profound impact of Bens Market on Blaine’s cultural and economic landscape.

Community Support and Surprises

Mary Lou Steward, taking the helm, commenced the ribbon cutting ceremony, marking the official start of Bens Market in Blaine

During the inaugural opening ceremony, Bens Market experienced an outpouring of support from the Blaine community. Subsequently, the community’s enthusiastic embrace of the arrival of Jamba Juice, Cinnabon, and Pizza Hut was equally surprising and heartwarming. This demonstration of support underscored their unwavering commitment to both local businesses and the continued success of Bens Market. Additionally, we hosted a local draw with raffle prizes exclusively during the opening ceremony, adding to the excitement of the event.

Event attendees enjoying their raffle prizes

Token of Appreciation from Bens Market to the Mayor of Blaine

Elevating: Blaine Welcomes Bens Market's Jamba Juice, Cinnabon, and Pizza Hut

On February 14, 2024, Bens Market welcomed the long-awaited arrivals of Jamba Juice, Cinnabon, and Pizza Hut, the air filled with anticipation and excitement once more. Patrons strolled through the aisles, admiring the carefully curated offerings that had become synonymous with the market’s commitment to excellence. The delayed but eagerly anticipated addition of these renowned brands promised an enhanced shopping experience for the Blaine community.

First day Customers from Blaine for Jamba Juice

Cinnabon Ready for its First Day

Customers from Blaine picking up a Hot Pizza for the Day

Celebrating Unity

As Blaine celebrated the expansion of Bens Market with the arrival of these beloved fast-food chains, the sense of unity and shared joy reverberated throughout the town. The market expressed its gratitude for the community’s steadfast support, recognizing the pivotal role they played in shaping its continued growth and success.

Special Offer: Additionally, as a token of appreciation, Bens Market extended a special offer to the first 17 customers, providing them with 5 gallons of gas for free, further solidifying the bond between the market and its patrons.

The Vision

As the festivities concluded, Bens Market stood as a beacon of unity, celebration, and shared aspirations. The unexpected support for Jamba Juice, Cinnabon, and Pizza Hut exemplified the resilience and spirit of Blaine’s community with TA Trucker Fuel stations and CAT scales to serve travelers, reaffirming the town’s status as a welcoming and supportive environment for businesses of all sizes. Looking ahead, Bens Market and its partners anticipate a future filled with collaboration, innovation, and continued prosperity, driven by the enduring bond between the market and the community it proudly serves. As we look forward to having a similar opening experience with Carls Jr and our Tesla Charging Stations

As the video of the event beautifully captured the spirit of unity and celebration, it’s evident that Bens Market’s opening ceremony was a true testament to the vibrant community of Blaine coming together in support of local businesses. From the heartfelt speeches of esteemed figures to the joyous atmosphere permeating every moment, the event exemplified the shared vision of a prosperous future for Bens Market and its partners. As we reflect on this memorable occasion, we’re reminded of the enduring bond between Bens Market and the community it proudly serves, and we eagerly anticipate the continued growth and success that lies ahead.

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