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Samís Club Salutes Military Families


Holiday Open House Events Planned Nationwide

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Samís Club announced today it will host three open houses for military personnel, including retired and active service men and women and their families, nationwide, to make their holiday brighter.

Military personnel with proper identification can shop and save on their holiday meals and gifts at Samís Club without a membership. The company will also waive its 10 percent non-member service fee. The military open houses will be held Monday, Nov. 17, Monday, Dec. 1 and Monday, Dec. 15 in 598 Samís Club locations in the U.S., during regular club hours.

To kick off the event, Samís Club is offering a holiday greeting card photo session Nov. 17 in Annapolis, Md., Atlanta, Colorado Springs, Colo., Fayetteville, N.C. and Jacksonville, N.C. as well as in Norfolk, Va., Pearl City, Hawaii, San Antonio, San Diego and Woodbridge, Va. Military personnel and their families can get their photo taken by a professional photographer with a Nikonģ DSLR camera against a ďmagical green screen,Ē depicting several holiday and patriotic themed backdrops, provided by Nikon. Participating military personnel will also receive free 30 photo greeting cards from Samís Club in these locations, a $10.50 value per order.

More than 3,000 Samís Club and Walmart associates are active military personnel and the company supports numerous military and veterans programs. ďWe hope this event makes the holidays easier for military families and, if we can help them enjoy a special meal or find a unique gift, our mission will be accomplished,Ē said Greg Johnston, executive vice president, Operations at Samís Club. ďThis event is in honor of our nationís military families present and past, to show our gratitude for their sacrifices.Ē

About Samís Club
Samís Club is a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., (NYSE:WMT). The first Samís Club opened its doors in Midwest City, Okla., in 1983. Today, Samís Club serves more than 47 million U.S. Members with locations nationwide and in Brazil, Canada, China, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Samís Club offers exceptional values on merchandise and services for business owners and consumers. Online merchandise and Club information is available at


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