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Busy Beaver set to open new store in Elkins

Submitted photo Pittsburgh-based Busy Beaver will open its newest home improvement store located at 731 Beverly Pike, Elkins, on April 10.

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh-based Busy Beaver will open its newest home improvement store located at 731 Beverly Pike, Elkins, on April 10, with a Grand Opening event for the community scheduled for Saturday, April 27.

The 33,000-square feet Elkins store will feature an outdoor lumber yard, and a farm and ranch department.

The Elkins Busy Beaver will hire approximately 20 new full-time and 10-15 part-time employees. The company is actively seeking to fill the positions, and interested candidates can apply online at https://www.busybeaver.com/careers/ or visit Busy Beaver on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BusyBeaverHomeImprovement/.

“We’ve been looking forward to opening our Busy Beaver store in Elkins, and we’re excited to provide residents, DIYers and local contractors across the region with the same outstanding, customer-friendly store experience that Busy Beaver has become known for at all our locations. We’re pleased to become a part of the Elkins community,” said Joe Kallen, chief executive officer, Busy Beaver.

The Elkins store is Busy Beaver’s fourth location in West Virginia, with other stores in Fairmont, Weirton and Moundsville. The hardware retailer also operates three stores in Ohio and 15 stores across Western Pennsylvania, totaling 22 stores across the tri-state area.

The Grand Opening event on April 27 will begin at 9 am., with family-friendly activities, giveaways and events. More information will be available closer to the date.

For more details, visit http://www.busybeaver.com/.

Busy Beaver was founded in 1962 with three lumber yards located in Clairton, Verona and Carnegie, Pa. The company quickly expanded and began opening full-line home improvement centers throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Currently, Busy Beaver operates 22 stores in three states, Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia; and employs more than 350 people. In September 2013, Busy Beaver began operating under new, local ownership. The company is committed to providing legendary customer service and a customer-centric in-store experience at each of its neighborhood home improvement centers.

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