Mayor Faulconer, Supervisor Cox, Councilmember Cole & Jacobs Center Celebrate Grand Opening of Walgreens in Encanto

New Store Represents the Beginning of Revitalization, Improved Quality of Life and New Opportunities for Southeastern San Digeo Residents

Saturday, May 16, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego, CA – Continuing his One San Diego pledge to help provide economic opportunities for every neighborhood, Mayor Kevin Faulconer joined Supervisor Greg Cox, Councilmember Myrtle Cole and other local civic leaders to celebrate the grand opening of Walgreens, which will help provide residents with greater access to amenities that improve quality of life. 

Founded in 1995, the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation is focused on building communities and lifting lives. It works with the community to establish Southeastern San Diego as a vibrant cultural destination through creative placemaking. The completion of Walgreens is a critical milestone in the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation redevelopment plan. The Jacobs Center partners with the City of San Diego to support projects like Walgreens that spur economic development in Southeastern San Diego.

CONTACT: Charles Chamberlayne (619) 453-9911 or [email protected]