August 2012 Press Release


A Special Thank You to Wholey’s Customers Celebratory Weekend Event Scheduled for September 2012

For Immediate Release Pittsburgh, PA – August 9, 2012 – Robert Wholey & Co., Inc. is thrilled to announce its centennial celebration marking 100 years of business. To honor this milestone, Wholey’s is inviting all of Pittsburgh to a weekend festival September 21, 22 & 23, 2012. Each day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., family friendly events will take place at the Wholey’s store located in Pittsburgh’s historic Strip District – 1711 Penn Ave. Entertainment will include live music, magic acts, stilt walkers, balloon art, face painting, contests, free samples, and cooking demonstrations.

Saturday, September 22 at 1 p.m. Pittsburgh’s Mayor Ravenstahl issued a proclamation to congratulate the Wholey family and to unveil 17th St. as the newly named ‘Wholey Way.’

ROBERT WHOLEY & CO., INC. ( is a family owned market that strives to offer way more than your typical grocery store. Each day, every effort is made to provide customers with a memorable Wholey’s experience.

Wholey’s was established in 1912 as a small store in McKees Rocks selling mainly butter and eggs. Over the years, Wholey’s has expanded its product line offering fresh seafood, meats, poultry and produce. Currently located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s historic Strip District, Wholey’s has stayed committed to providing both great products and unbeatable service.
From day one, the Robert Wholey & Co., Inc. motto has always remained true – “Our mission is to create happy customers by selling the freshest products at the best prices in a friendly, fun atmosphere!”