Fort McCoy News April 24, 2015

Stateside commissary case-lot sales to offer savings

FORT LEE, Va. — Mention case-lot sales and commissary patrons start lining up for the opportunity to save up to 50 percent or more on club-pack and full-case items.

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Known as the Commissary Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sale, the springtime version of this twice-yearly event will unfold at U.S. stores, each hosting its individual two- or three-day case-lot sale on a weekend scheduled sometime from mid-April to the end of June.

Fort McCoy's sale is scheduled for May 15-16 in building 1675. Hours will be Friday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

"Commissary Customer Appreciation Sales offer patrons a chance to load up on a variety of grocery and household items at tremendous savings," said Tracie Russ, Defense Commissary Agency sales director.

"For some items we have savings that even approach 60 percent, making these sales well worth the trip."

Customers have a variety of options to choose from. The list includes the following products:

• Fruit snacks, pudding packs, granola bars, fruit bars, pastries, peanut butter, and popcorn.

• Water and flavored water, teas, juices, juice mixes, sodas, sports drinks, and breakfast drinks.

• Frozen pizza and sausage links.

• Chilled items, including yogurt and yogurt mix, lunchmeat, bacon, and pork loin.

• Pet supplies, including bagged and canned food, treats, and cat litter.

• Pasta, barbecue and pasta sauces, spices, rice, oriental noodles and bowls, chili mix, and condiments.

• Cookies; brownie, pancake, and muffin mixes; and oatmeal.

• Canned fruit, vegetables, soups, tuna, and chili.

• Sandwich, storage, and freezer bags; paper products and cleaning supplies, such as bathroom tissue, fabric sheets, and laundry detergent.

• Health and beauty care, including diapers, wipes, shampoo and conditioner, soaps, shaving gels, and body lotions.

"These events are like mobile club stores coming to your installation," Russ said. "You cannot beat the opportunity to get bulk products at these great prices."

Customers can go to www.commissaries.com/stores/html/store.cfm?dodaac=N&page=case_lot_dates to find out dates for Commissary Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sales.

Sale information is available on each store's Web page. Log on to www.commissaries.com, click the "Locations" link, access the "Alphabetical Listing" link from the drop-down menu, and choose the store.

   (Prepared by the Defense Commissary Agency.)