Mayor Pro-tem Van Johnson II, Edward Ogorzaly, president of Blick and former Primary Art Supply co-owners Amy Spurlock and Robyn Reeder cut the ribbon officially beginning the grand opening.
Blick President, Edward Ogorzaly, said that he is grateful for the previous owners and employees of Primary Art Supply for making the transition to Blick so smoothly. Every former employee from the local Primary Art Supply was hired at the new Blick location.
Local band Velvet Caravan plays during the grand opening.
As part of the christening of the new art supply store, Blick will be giving away a 2012 Scion iQ during their Car Sweepstakes.
Brandon Luepkes, employee of Blick, allows participants a chance to spin a wheel to win a free prize.
Students came out to enjoy free food, giveaways, and entertainment at the new Blick location on the east side of Broughton.