Grand Opening of New Greyhound Location in Sarasota, Fla., Sept. 28

DALLAS (September 24, 2012) — On Friday, September 28, Greyhound will hold a grand opening celebration at its newly designed agency location near the Texaco gas station, 19 East Rd. The agency is different than any other, as it is a fully functioning "Tiki Hut." During the event, Greyhound will provide free food and drinks, as well as drawings for free tickets to travel to any one of Greyhound's 3,800 destinations throughout North America. The company will also hold drawings to give away free shipping service through Greyhound Package Express (GPX).

"This agency, certainly is different from any other agency we have throughout North America," said Virginia Purdy, area sales manager, Greyhound Lines, Inc. "While it is a unique setting, we truly belI've it will be a great attraction for the city and a convenient location for our passengers to utilize our service. We look forward to our grand opening event and hope everyone has a chance to take part in the new Greyhound experience."

From this location, Greyhound will operate six daily schedules, traveling to some of its most popular destinations, including Miami and Tampa, Fla. The agency will operate seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For Greyhound ticket information in Sarasota, call 1-800-231-2222.

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