99¢ Only Stores® Proudly Announces a 99 Year
Old Man Will Serve as Master of Ceremonies at
the Grand Opening of its First Store in Fremont,
California, on Thursday, March 25
March 23, 2010 03:39 PM Eastern Daylight Time
CITY OF COMMERCE, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--99¢ Only Stores® proudly announces 99 year
old Mr. Robert Rice will serve as Master of Ceremonies at the grand opening of its first store located in Fremont,
California, on Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 8am. As master of ceremonies Mr. Rice’s official duties will consist of
cutting the grand opening ribbon and officially proclaiming the new store open to the public.
Mr. Rice is a California native and graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. He was a science teacher at
Berkeley High School for 30 years. Mr. Rice is one of the founders of the Lawrence Hall of Science at the
University of California, Berkeley. He also started the Bay Area Science Fair and brought the Junior Science and
Humanities Symposium to the Northern California and Western Nevada regions. Founder of the California Science
Teachers Association, Mr. Rice also served as president of the National Science Teachers Association. In addition
to his contributions to education, Mr. Rice was a Captain in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and trained
pilots to fly through inclement weather. Mr. Rice will be accompanied by his lovely wife of 20 years, Esther Rice.
As part of its grand opening celebration, an Apple 8GB iPod Nano will be sold for only 99.99 cents to the first 9
customers and the next 99 customers can purchase a scooter for only 99.99 cents at its new Fremont 99¢ Only
The next 99 customers can purchase The Art of Pirates of The Caribbean coffee table style book – a $50 value -
for 99.99 cents only and the following 99 customers can purchase a Belkin Netmaster mouse for 99.99 cents only!
The Fremont store is 16,800 square feet and located at 41989 Fremont Boulevard on the corner of Blacow Road.
The new store is locat