SAN JUAN Walgreens has opened their newest location in North San Juan, 101 W. FM 495, at the corner of FM 495 and Raul Longoria.

Walgreens will be celebrating their grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This Walgreens location, which is open until midnight, has many of the same services as other Walgreens, with its drive-thru pharmacy, immunizations, digital photo services, and wide selection of beauty items

The day will begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Throughout the day Walgreens will have national vendors such as L& F Distributors, Frito Lay and Farmer's Insurance with free prizes and Child ID kits. Walgreens also partnered with the San Juan Police Department with their Blue Santa Program, which provides gifts for children during for Christmas, to be a toy drop-off location. Walgreens encourages the community to stop by a drop-off a new toy during the grand open and they will get a chance to enter for raffles to win prizes such as a Budweiser Fire Pit and many more.

The celebration will end at 2 p.m. with a final grand prize drawing.

The day is seen as a local community event with many of the area businesses invited to be on hand and provide gift certificates and prizes. The public is invited to attend this free event. For more information contact the San Juan EDC at 956-783-3448.