Food Lion to Host “Thriller on the Griller” Local Events Starting Aug. 14 to Benefit Hope for the Warriors®

SALISBURY, NC August 13, 2014:

What:  Food Lion will host its “Thriller on the Griller” fundraising events at area beach stores Aug. 14 through Aug. 18 to benefit Hope For The Warriors®.

Hope for the Warriors

The events will begin Thursday and continue through Saturday in Jacksonville, N.C. They will continue on Sunday in Sneads Ferry, N.C., and the final event will be held on Monday in Wallace, N.C.

Who: For a small donation, customers can purchase lunch donated by vendors as well as bid on silent auction items. The stores will also have music and games. All proceeds will benefit Hope For The Warriors®.

Where: Aug. 14 – 175 Freedom Way, Jacksonville, N.C. – 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Aug. 15 – 861 Piney Green Road, Jacksonville, N.C. – 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Aug. 16 – 2200 Gum Branch Road, Jacksonville, N.C. – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Aug. 17 – 965 Old Folkstone Road, Sneads Ferry, N.C. – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Aug. 18 – 5680 Highway 41, Wallace, N.C. – 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Details: The series of events will tour additional Carolinas beach-based Food Lion stores until Aug. 18.

Food LionAbout Food Lion
Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., since 1957, has more than 1,100 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 63,000 associates. By leveraging its longstanding heritage of low prices and convenient locations, Food Lion is working to own the easiest full shop grocery experience in the Southeast, anchored by a strong commitment to affordability, freshness and the communities it serves. Food Lion is a company of Delhaize America, the U.S. division of Brussels-based Delhaize Group.  For more information, visit