EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jamba Juice Company, a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand announced today the brand’s continued expansion with the opening of a new Jamba Juice® store at Federal Plaza on Monday, April 7, 2014. The new store is located at 12266 Suite E, Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD and is the fourth location in the area operated through a joint venture with international tennis superstar and entrepreneur, Venus Williams and Jamba.
Venus Williams is a member of the Washington Kastles professional tennis team, a 2012 Summer Olympian, a long-time philanthropist and supporter of academic enrichment and sports programs in the Washington, DC community.
“It is extremely exciting to open my fourth Jamba Juice location and continue expanding the brand’s presence in the DC metro area,” said Venus Williams, Tennis Star and Entrepreneur. “I share Jamba’s mission to inspire and simplify healthy living and promote a healthy active lifestyle and I am pleased to know this location will have a positive impact on the local community through not only our products, but also through various programs and fundraisers.”
Jamba leverages an integrated system of products, promotions and partnerships to support those interested in healthy living. The Company also has a portfolio of formats including stores, smoothie stations, and JambaGo™ units that deliver Jamba in a variety of locations.
The new location will employ a total of 29 team members and the hours of operation will be Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
On April 7, each child under ten years old, accompanied by an adult, will receive a free kids smoothie (limit one per customer, while supplies last).
About Jamba Juice Company
Founded in 1990, Jamba Juice Company is a leading restaurant retailer of better-for-you, specialty beverage and food offerings, which include great tasting, whole fruit smoothies, fresh squeezed juices and juice blends, hot coffee and teas, hot oatmeal, breakfast wraps, sandwiches and mini-wraps, California Flatbreads™, and a variety of baked goods and snacks. As of December 31, 2013, there were 851 Jamba Juice store locations globally. Jamba is a proud sponsor of "Team Up for a Healthy America" in the fight against childhood obesity and encourages fans to join the Team Up community of celebrities, athletes and other leaders committed to getting kids active and involved at www.myhealthpledge.com. Fans of Jamba Juice can find out more about Jamba Juice's locations as well as specific offerings and promotions by visiting the Jamba Juice website at www.JambaJuice.com or by contacting Jamba's Guest Services team at 1-866-4R-FRUIT (473-7848).
About Venus Williams
Venus Williams became a professional tennis player at age 14, beating the #50 player in the world in her first match. She has 21 Grand Slam titles and has four Olympic Gold Medals. A classically trained designer, Venus graduated cum laude with a degree in fashion design from the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale and owns interior design firm, V Starr Interiors. Venus is a role model on many levels, maintaining her training schedule, working with charitable organizations, and her role as spokesperson for current and former tour players, and teams of talented youth.