TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The Topeka Menards Super Store, located at 6401 SW 17th Street, openend its doors for business Tuesday morning.
General Manager Bruce Mezera said the new home improvement store spans 240,000 square feet, with an additional six to eight acres outside that includes a full-service lumberyard and a garden center.
Mezera said about 200 employees work at the Topeka location.
"Menards is new to the Topeka area, we are home improvement destination. You can come to one of our stores and find everything from a new home package to literally a gallon of milk," he said.
"We also get into a full pet and grocery line, we care some clothing, consumer goods that you wouldn't generally see at some of the other home improvement centers," he said.
The grand opening celebrations will begin August 25 through Labor Day weekend. Menards will have special deals, prizes, give-aways and celebrity appearances during the celebration week.