Advance Auto Parts Inc. has announced it will open its first store in Peru at 1600 36th St. across the street from Peru Mall. The opening has been set for Oct. 16.
Derek Richey is the new general manager and works with 10 other team members at the new Peru location. A 12-year veteran of the automotive and retail sales industries, Richey has recently joined the Advance Auto Parts Team.
“Advance Auto Parts is committed to bringing our promise – service is our best part – to life not only for our customers, but also in the communities where our customers and team members live. As part of this commitment, we are pleased to announce a $1,000 check has been donated to Homes for Heroes,” said Richey.
The store is open Monday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Sunday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Other area stores are located at 220 E. Norris Drive in Ottawa.