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Seven Buffalo-area Rite Aid stores to offer free health screenings, beauty demos this weekend

by jmaloni
Tue, Jan 17th 2012 10:25 pm

Free events in honor of the stores' recent conversion to Rite Aid's latest "Wellness Store" layout

WHAT: In order to showcase the newly remodeled "Wellness Stores," which feature expanded pharmacy services and an enhanced selection of wellness products, the seven Rite Aid stores listed below will offer free health screenings, beauty demonstrations and product samples this Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

Visitors to any of the listed locations can get free screenings for cholesterol, blood glucose, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and memory impairment, plus additional screenings that vary by location. Events also offer free body mass index readings, blood pressure readings and diabetes risk assessments. Beauty experts will be on hand to demonstrate cosmetic and nail makeovers.

Visitors also can sample organic, gluten-free or natural food products and pick up other product samples and coupons. Rite Aid Wellness Ambassadors will also be on hand to provide interactive product demos on iPads. As a regular addition to these and future Rite Aid "Wellness Stores," Wellness Ambassadors serve as a bridge between the front end of the store and the pharmacy as well as a liaison to the community during health events such as these.


  • 1410 Delaware Ave., Buffalo - 716-885-9944
  • 424 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo - 716-882-3111
  • 1224 East Lovejoy St., Buffalo - 716-893-2338
  • 801 Tonawanda St., Buffalo - 716-875-1090
  • 8079 N. Main St., Eden - 716-992-9734
  • 5999 South Park Ave., Hamburg - 716-649-8089
  • 343 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda - 716-694-2001

WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 21, from noon to 4 p.m.

WHY: This new store format, which debuted in spring of 2011, is part of Rite Aid's continued commitment to providing services, products and resources to help its customers and their families live healthy lives. Additional information on Wellness Stores is available upon request.

Rite Aid Corporation is one of the nation's leading drugstore chains with approximately 4,700 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, visit www.riteaid.com.

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