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Natural Grocers to Host Ice-Cream Social Event to Celebrate 62nd Anniversary at 140 Stores on August 17
With 140 stores in 19 states, Natural Grocers plans to serve over 60,000 people with ice-cream socials, giveaways, and a grand prize Alaskan Cruise for two

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been 62 years since the humble beginnings of Natural Grocers.  The company plans to celebrate its anniversary in a big way with ice-cream socials, hourly prize giveaways, and 50% off deals at all 140 stores in 19 states on Thursday, August 17.

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Customers can visit any Natural Grocers store location to take part in the festivities.

"Our anniversary celebration is an exciting time because it also commemorates our founder, my mother Margaret Isely, who persevered to build a company that truly supports the community," said Heather Isely, Natural Grocers' Executive Vice President. "We started celebrating two years ago for our 60th anniversary and quickly realized that this event will become a part of our culture for years to come."

Anniversary events will include:

  • Free Natural Grocers shopping bag with purchase
  • Free coloring book with purchase, while supplies last 
  • Prize giveaways every hour, on the hour
  • Dairy-Free Chocolate Powerhouse Pudding recipe demonstration and sampling from noon to 2 p.m.
  • Free ice-cream social from 4-6 p.m. featuring dairy and non-dairy sundaes and root beer floats
  • 50% off our Every Day Affordable Price on a selection of popular items (listed below)
  • Double points for {N}power® loyalty program members

On August 17, customers can enter a drawing to win one company-wide grand prize consisting of an Alaskan Cruise for two, compliments of C20 Pure Coconut Water.  In addition, all stores will have drawings for the following prizes:

  • One Fitbit Alta, compliments of Natural Factors
  • One GoPro, compliments of C20 Pure Coconut Water
  • $62 Natural Grocers gift card
  • One copy of Earl Mindell's New Vitamin Bible
  • Natural Grocers freezer bags, lunch boxes, growlers, cutting boards, and caps

Stores will offer anniversary deals of 50% off the following items (limit 6 per person):

  • Applegate Naturals Sunday Bacon
  • C20 Pure Coconut Water (with and without pulp)
  • Earthy Liquid Laundry Detergents
  • Endangered Species Chocolate Select Natural Chocolate Bars
  • Jackson's Honest Coconut Oil Potato Chips
  • Justin's Organic Peanut Butter Cups
  • Muir Glen Select Organic Diced Tomatoes and Sauce
  • Natural Grocers Bulk Department Organic Mango
  • Que Pasa Tortilla Chips
  • Santa Cruz Organic Limeade and Lemonades
  • Santa Cruz Organic Fruit Spreads
  • Santa Cruz Dark or Light Roasted Peanut Butters
  • Wilde Slow Roasted Meat Bars
  • Zevia Zero Calorie Sparkling Waters and Soda
  • Dr. Bronner's Pure Castile Liquid Soap (almond, unscented, lavender, peppermint)
  • Garden of Life Men's and Women's Once Daily Probiotics
  • Garden of Life Organic Chocolate and Vanilla Plant Protein (exclusive value sizes)
  • Natural Factors CurcuminRich Teracurmin
  • Solaray Magnesium Glycinate

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About Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE: NGVC; is a rapidly expanding specialty retailer of organic and natural groceries, body care and dietary supplements. The company offers a flexible, neighborhood-store format, affordable prices and free, science-based nutrition education programs to help customers make informed health and nutrition choices. Founded in Colorado in 1955, Natural Grocers has more than 3,000 employees and operates 140 stores in 19 states.


Natural Grocers to Host Ice-Cream Social Event to Celebrate 62nd Anniversary at 140 Stores on August 17

SOURCE Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc.

For further information: Krystal Covington,, 303-986-4600 x80150