September 2012 Press Release


Robert Wholey & Co., Inc. to present donation at 100th anniversary event

For Immediate Release Pittsburgh, PA – Robert Wholey & Co., Inc. is excited to support the Children’s Institute encouraging customers to count the trout, visit Rachel the Pig, and have fun for this great cause.

September 7 – 22, Wholey’s is inviting everyone to stop by the store in Pittsburgh’s Strip District and enter the Count the Trout contest. It is $1 per chance to guess how many rainbow trout are swimming in Wholey’s giant fish tank. The winner with the closest guess will receive a Wholey’s gift card.

Wholey’s is planning to match all proceeds from the Count the Trout contest and Rachel the Pig, the big bronze piggy bank in front of the store. The donation will be presented to the Children’s Institute during Wholey’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Wholey’s store.

Wholey’s is celebrating 100 years and is hosting a weekend festival September 21, 22 and 23 in the Strip District. The event is full of free family-friendly entertainment including magic, live music, cooking demonstrations, Marvel the blue pony, free samples and more. Wholey’s is sponsoring the “Celebrate the Strip’ Parade set for Saturday, September 22, 2012 along Penn Avenue between 21st and 17th Street at 12 p.m.

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!”