Enchanted Forest now open at Menards

Posted Online: Nov. 04, 2009, 2:59 pm
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Press release submitted by Jennifer Harris


Menards is your Christmas shopping headquarters with a wide selection of gifts, displays, decorations, stocking stuffers and gift cards. Known for high quality, name brand merchandise and tools for any job, Menards has great gift ideas for everyone on your list!


The beautiful Enchanted Forest is NOW OPEN at Menards with decorations displayed by product category for guest convenience. Menards has always been known for its big selection of Christmas trees and outdoor displays, all at the lowest prices in town. The Enchanted Forest offers several unique tree themes including country, snowflakes, angels, lodge, kids and more. Menards also carries a wide assortment of energy-efficient LED holiday lights to complement any desired theme. Whether looking for indoor/outdoor lighting, ornaments, displays, novelties, villages, icicle lights, wreaths, air-blown inflatables, trees or more, the Enchanted Forest has it all this holiday season.


New this year at Menards is a unique selection of "Cordless Christmas" displays for your home's exterior. These energy-efficient, outdoor displays will run on batteries throughout the holiday season and can be set for up to six hours per night while turning on and shutting off automatically. Whether it's for your lawn or windows, Menards has a variety of cordless items on hand including Santas, snowmen, penguins, tinsel deer, angels, candles, bells, stars and more. Go "cordless" with Menards this holiday season.


When it comes to Christmas gifts, Menards is your one-stop shopping destination. Tool chests, gas grills, power tools, electric fireplaces, patio furniture, small appliances, shop vacs and cordless drills make a great gift, plus Menards has toys, games, train sets, and holiday treats for the kids. Menards has an expanded line of holiday gift cards and numerous stocking stuffer ideas including batteries, gloves, DVDs, thermal socks, book lights, flashlights, small hand tools and much, much more.


Menards is known throughout the home improvement industry as the low price leader; it's no wonder their famous slogan – "SAVE BIG MONEY" is so widely known and easy to remember. Menards does things right – the company's strength and success can be seen in the well-stocked and maintained stores, the lowest prices in town and the way guests are always treated like family in a hometown hardware store atmosphere.


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