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June 11, 1980

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THE GRIDa :HERALD & SHOPPING NEWS Wednesday, June 11, 1980 The grand opening of a new store in Gridley in 1980 helped mark Thrifty Drug and Dis- count Stores' 51st year in the business. Located in the Heritage Oak Shopping Center, the new Thrifty is managed by Paul Villarreal, who former- ly managed the Wood- land Store. The Thrifty in Gridley is store number 636 and almost seems to have that many depart- meats. Starting with a com- plete automotive depart- meat, shoppers can browse through house- hold goods, hair care, dental aids, cosmetics, beauty aids, photo- graphy, gardening, clothing, and of course, their famous scoop ice cream for those warm summer days is avail- able. There is also a com- plete pharmacy, opera- ted by David Daddow [see related storyl. The Gridley Thrifty makes 525 of the opera- tions open in the West- era United States. A coordinated design and architectural effort has been made, aimed at making the custo- mer's shopping expe- rience a pleasant one. Extra-wide shopping lanes, lower, more ac- cessible counters, high- visibility identification signs and displays, and more efficient use of space are intended to aid the customer to shop quickly and with ease. Also, appealing color combinations, the lat- est in scientific lighting technology, background music and all-weather temperature control are combined to produce a comfort-conscious at- mosphere. Additionally, custo- mers are encouraged to take advantage of other Thrifty services, such as money Order pur- chase, tube testing equipment, and film processing available at the full-service camera and photo department. Thrifty is open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. HOMECOMING - The new pharmacist at Thrift~ Drug, David Daddow, is a familiar face to man> Gridleyans - he grew up here and attended local schools. ,_.._ Hungry? Try the fine "The Scoop" for sand- wiches and ice cream. Or, how about a pizza at Round Table? Both in the Heritage Oak Shopping Center., YUMMY -That's about the word for this tempting delight created by The Scoop's Heather TippetS. HERITAGE OAK t ;, 1/ SHOPPING CENTER .... , SANDWICHES (o. , Bread) , HAMBURGERS (On Ho d, B.,,s) . HAMB HOMEMADE PiES o.r s.cia ) "k FRIES SALAD eAR L. e & k,ts of goodi.) CANNY c mtes, S,,ckers, Che.s, etc.) "kSOFTDRINK ALL KINDS OF ICE CREAM!l! -- ONLY -- HOw Open 10 a.m. Io 11 p.m. Cool off at "The Scoop" Those hot summer months are just ahead, but now there is help in cooling off at The Scoop, an old fashion- ed ice cream parlor and luncheon establishment in the Heritage Oak Shopping Center. Owned by Gridleyans Steve and LaRee Jen- sen, The Scoop offers fine ice cream in 38 flavors, plus such favorites as hot fudge sundaes, banana splits, malts and root beer floats. For lunch or dinner, The Scoop" offers a variety of sandwiches and a complete salad bar. Tasty soups are homemade, as is the bread. After lunch or dinner, top it off with a deli- cious ice cream cone in flavors ranging from Bavarian cheesecake to peanut butter fudge to rocky road. The Scoop employes 13, including seven GHS students. The tempting treats are available from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Mon- day through Saturday, closed Sundays. *A'**'k Click. Try the com- plete camera depart- ment at Thrifty. It of- fers 35 mm cameras, film and developing at convenient prices. **'A' *'k Need material for a new blouse or dress? Sprouse-Reitz has a wide variety. for. David A familiar face is now behind the pharmacy counter at Thrifty Drug in the Heritage Oak Shopping Center. ' David Daddow, who grew up in Gridley and is the son of Nick Dad- dow and Barbara Spink, is the new pharmacist. Daddow, now 28, was born in "Beautiful Downtown Burbank", but moved to Gridley early in his life. He at- tended Wilson and Syca- 'more Schools and was graduated from Gridley "High School in 1969, where he was student body president. While at GHS, he was active in track and drama. He attended Chico State for a couple of years and then trans- ferred to UOP's School of Pharmacy and was graduated from there in 1974. Daddow worked for another discount store chain in Chico Marysville, before coming a manager in He is married" to former Janie who is the daughter of Opal inson. They have t| children, Julie 9; ly, 6; Joseph, 2; another due in weeks. The Daddows purchased a home Gridley and are acti members of the Church, Third Ward. Behind the counter, Daddow fers a large prescription at fair prices. There is a dir telephone to the macy department 846-3334. The pharmacy is Monday through day, 10 a.m. to 7 and Saturdays from a.m. to 6 p.m. Clean out the wash day blud Got those wash-day Tub also has thi blues? Why not try the large-capacity Wash Tub, Gridley's for those rugs newest coin operated sleeping bags too lat laundry, the next time for regular those dirty duds pile commercial up. Right next to Thrifty So cheer up, come Discount, the Wash Tub the Wash Tub and features the latest in the clean, Speed Queen brand surroundings washers and dryers your troubles are which are designed to ed away. The Wash clean mid dry all wash- is open from 7 a.m. able modern fabrics. 9:55 p.m. seven da In addition, the Wash week. ~ i! THE WASH TUB - Area resident Vickie regular customer at the Wash Tub, is shown folding her just-washed clothes. The Wash Gridley's newest self-service laundromat.