One-Stop Communications and Cricket Wireless have opened the first Cricket Wireless retail store in the area located at 1619 North Atherton Street, State College, Pa.
One-Stop Communications and Cricket Wireless celebrated the grand opening of the new store with prizes and phone specials. The ribbon cutting was held September 23, 2016 on site, later that day The B 94.5 was on site for a live broadcasted. “We are thrilled to open a Cricket Wireless store in State College. We truly have something to smile about at Cricket with competitive plans that offer unlimited talk, text and high-speed data access all on a great nationwide network.” said Owner Mike Buffington.
“Entrepreneurs such as Mike Buffington, a longtime client of the Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC), create new jobs in our community while bringing new, interesting products to our citizens. We are proud to partner with Mike on another business opening in State College.”
The community is invited to visit the newly remodeled Cricket showroom and check out featured sales on their latest products and phones from Samsung, HTC, Motorola, ZTE. Cricket Wireless is pleased to offer unlimited smartphone plans starting at $30 a month, with no annual contract and a 4G network that covers over 300 million people.
The Grand Opening and ribbon cutting on September 23, 2016 featured giveaways from Cricket and Kish Bank and was broadcasted live from 4 – 6pm. Cricket giveaways included Kanye West VIP Tickets at the Bryce Jordan Center, won by Kayla Wallace. Other giveaways included a smartphone with one month of free service, over $100 in phone accessories, cricket hats, sunglasses, and t-shirts. The giveaways sponsored by Kish Bank included a luggage scale, duffel bags, camp chairs, a car safety kit, a BBQ set and a golf umbrella.
One-Stop Communications is an award-winning local retailer that has been providing central Pennsylvania with personal and business communication products for 19 years. The Cricket store can be reached at 814-325-9413 and is open Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm, and 12 pm to 5 pm on Sunday.
Photo Above: Heather Fennessey McWhorter - Director Penn State Small Business Development Center; Aaron Wilson - Cricket Advocate; Michael Buffington - President One-Stop; Shane Niman - Cricket Store Manager; Jeff Butler - Cricket Advocate; Steve Poorman - Cricket Advocate; Dawn Pardoe - Cricket Advocate; Jennifer Riden - Business Consultant Penn State Small Business Development Center