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Customer Appreciation Case Lot

If you missed our Case Lot Event June 3rd & 4th, don't fret. We have items on case lot price until June 30, 2016.

Our checkouts are now enabled so you can use the 'CHIP' on your Credit or Debit Card! Our Associates are standing by to offer any assistance you may require.

GO GREEN

Reusable bags are sold at the Commissary as part of the Defense Commissary Agency's "GO GREEN" initiative. The colorful bags are made of sturdy mesh and strong enough to hold 30 pounds of groceries. The bags are machine washable and can be recycled when no longer usable. Insulated bags for chill or frozen are also available for your shopping trips.

We would like to remind our patrons that the Produce Department makes fruit or vegetable trays for any occasion. These trays make great hostess gifts and are always welcome at parties, luncheons, barbeques or watching sports! Call Anthony Gardner at (860)326-2020 X3003 or stop by to place an order.

The following are six steps service members and their families can follow to extend their grocery budgets: 1) Shop the commissary: Consistently shopping the commissary provides an average savings of 32 percent over retail grocery store prices. Yearly savings for a family of four average about $4,500; a family of three saves more than $3,500; and a couple saves more than $2,800 and a single service member saves more than $1,500. Please take note of Extra Savings shelf signs. Visit the Savings Aisle at http://www.commissaries.com to view prices and percent savings of specific sale items in the store where you shop. 2) Plan ahead: Meal planning and eating more meals at home help reduce your overall food expenditures. 3) Make a list: A list helps avoid impulse buys. If you find an item on sale that you'll use later, feel free to add it. Also, never shop when your tired or hungry. 4) Read labels and compare prices: When comparing prices of competing brands, compare the number of servings per container. A cheaper price on a larger size is only a savings if you actually use those extra ounces. 5) Do it yourself: The higher price for convenience items reflects the labor required to pre-cook, pre-cut or pre-measure. Substantial savings can be had by making these preparations yourself. 6) Redeem coupons: Coupons and rebate savings can add up fast.

Commissary News

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Commissary Surcharge Helps Patrons Improve Benefit:
There's a lot to learn about the commissary surcharge just by considering four new commissaries opened last year on Army, Navy and Air Force installations. Thanks to the surcharge the 5 percent added to every commissary customer's receipt the military communities at Naval Support Activity Annapolis, Maryland; Fort Polk, Louisiana; Maxwell Air Force Base Gunter Annex, Alabama; and Naval Submarine Base New London, Connecticut, had new stores opened in 2014, replacing well-worn facilities to the tune of $62 million. Surcharge funds paid the construction costs. Here are some surcharge facts: 1) Surcharge dollars go back into stores, paying for the construction of new/replacement stores, renovations, maintenance and repairs, store equipment and store-level information technology systems, such as the checkouts; 2) The overall commissary-shopper savings of 30 percent or more takes into consideration the 5 percent surcharge; 3) The surcharge has been set at 5 percent since 1983, and cannot be changed without congressional approval.


Stay Connected to Your Commissary Benefit
COMMISSARIES.COM: Visit www.commissaries.com to learn more about the Defense Commissary Agency: check out the latest news, find a store near you, see what's on sale, create a shopping list, learn of food and product recalls, scan employment opportunities, read frequently asked questions, submit a customer comment form online through DeCA's Your Action Line and more.




Commissary Rewards Cards now available at all commissaries
The Defense Commissary Agency is proud to announce that the Commissary Rewards Card is now available at all commissaries. The card, a joint effort with grocery industry partners to help customers save even more on their commissary purchases, lets customers access and redeem digital coupons at any of its stores. The cards are easy to use: 1) customers pick up their cards in-store, 2) visit DeCA's website, http://www.commissaries.com, to complete registration and load digital coupons to their account, and 3) when the card is scanned at the register, the coupons are matched to their purchases and automatically deducted from the balance owed. Customers can print a list of their coupons before making the trip to the commissary. New offers will typically be posted online every two to three weeks. For more information on this card, please visit www.commissaries.com/faq and click Commissary Rewards Card. Help is also available through the customer service hotline at 855-829-6219 or through email at commissarysupport@inmar.com.

COMMISSARY GIFT CARDS are available for purchase in denominations of $25 and $50. They can be purchased from any cashier or at the Customer Service desk. They are good for purchases at any commissary world-wide.
Gift Cards are now available at the check out.

GRAB N GO

In a hurry? Check out our "Grab n' Go" case just inside the main entrance, stocked with fresh deli sandwiches, salads, and homemade yogurt and oat mixture. Or visit Chef Paul for fresh Sushi made daily near our Deli.

NEX HOURS

Sunday-10-5pm
M-Sat- 0900-7pm

Main Store
Supervisor-860-446-5404
CS- 860-4465419

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