Rochelle Tobacco Relocates and Features New Drive-Up Window
Retailer moves to a larger store and offers convenience to its customers
ROCHELLE, IL…The Rochelle Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the relocation of Rochelle Tobacco from 136 May Mart Drive to 222 May Mart Drive, Rochelle. The retailer will take over the commercial space formerly occupied by Taco Bell before their move to the Rochelle Center adjacent to the Walmart Super Center. The new store will be open on Monday January 12 at 8:00am.
Owners Ken and Hema Shah are long-standing members of the Chamber and have owned the Tobacco Shop for more than 11 years. In 2014, Rochelle Tobacco received one of the Chamber’s highest honors being named its “Store of the Year”. A crystal trophy provided by Quinn’s Jewelry is on display at the store.
The new location will feature the convenience of a drive-up window. “This new service will be very helpful to our elderly and disabled customers”, said Ken Shah. “The Rochelle community has supported us well over the years, allowing our family business to grow”, he added.
The retailer will offer a larger walk-in humidor and a bigger variety of cigars will be sold along with Vapor Cigarettes, Vapor Juice, and a wide range of electronic cigarette accessories including rechargeable kits and smokeless flavor cartridges. The Shahs possess a complete knowledge of the products they sell and provide a high level of customer service.
“I am happy for the expansion of Rochelle Tobacco and have appreciated the strong support the Chamber has received from the Shahs”, commented Peggy Friday, Chamber Executive Director & CEO. A special Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place at 5pm on January 20, 2015. The public is encouraged to visit the modern and friendly smoke shop. Store hours are Monday through Friday 8:00am-7:00pm; Saturdays from 8:00am-5:00pm; and Closed on Sundays.