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Tops Friendly Markets on Washington Street in Jamestown recently celebrated their 25th anniversary. Two of his associates, Dave Valvo, Dairy/Frozen Products Manager, and Catherine Colgrove, Meat Packer, have been on site since the store opened and had the honor of opening the time capsule. Inside were many treasures including: a key to the city; a proclamation from the city of Jamestown proclaiming April 19, 1997, Better Markets Day; a grand opening announcement; and two essays on tops by a 14-year-old boy and girl. The boy, Kevin VanDette, still shops in the store today. Also included was a photo of the original store management, the original store directory, a Tops coffee mug from the grand opening, and a pen that was given to all departments. managers for the grand opening. Photos submitted

Tops Friendly Markets on Washington Street in Jamestown recently celebrated their 25th anniversary. Two of his associates, Dave Valvo, Dairy/Frozen Products Manager, and Catherine Colgrove, Meat Packer, have been on site since the store opened and had the honor of opening the time capsule. Inside were many treasures including: a key to the city; a proclamation from the city of Jamestown proclaiming April 19, 1997, Better Markets Day; a grand opening announcement; and two essays on tops by a 14-year-old boy and girl. The boy, Kevin VanDette, still shops in the store today. Also included was a photo of the original store management, the original store directory, a Tops coffee mug from the grand opening, and a pen that was given to all departments. managers for the grand opening. Photos submitted

Tops Friendly Markets on Washington Street in Jamestown recently celebrated their 25th anniversary. Two of his associates, Dave Valvo, Dairy/Frozen Products Manager, and Catherine Colgrove, Meat Packer, have been on site since the store opened and had the honor of opening the time capsule. Inside were many treasures including: a key to the city; a proclamation from the city of Jamestown proclaiming April 19, 1997, Better Markets Day; a grand opening announcement; and two essays on tops by a 14-year-old boy and girl. The boy, Kevin VanDette, still shops in the store today. Also included was a photo of the original store management, the original store directory, a Tops coffee mug from the grand opening, and a pen that was given to all departments. managers for the grand opening. Photos submitted

Tops Friendly Markets on Washington Street in Jamestown recently celebrated their 25th anniversary. Two of his associates, Dave Valvo, Dairy/Frozen Products Manager, and Catherine Colgrove, Meat Packer, have been on site since the store opened and had the honor of opening the time capsule. Inside were many treasures including: a key to the city; a proclamation from the city of Jamestown proclaiming April 19, 1997, Better Markets Day; a grand opening announcement; and two essays on tops by a 14-year-old boy and girl. The boy, Kevin VanDette, still shops in the store today. Also included was a photo of the original store management, the original store directory, a Tops coffee mug from the grand opening, and a pen that was given to all departments. managers for the grand opening.

Photos submitted



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