JCPenney to celebrate 100 years in Abilene with giveaway


ABILENE, Texas - JCPenney first opened its doors in Abilene on April 14, 1917 and the chain is celebrating with a giveaway Friday at its Mall of Abilene location.

The store opened on Pine Street in downtown Abilene and moved several times before settling into its current location in the Mall of Abilene.

City of Abilene officials will join store leaders to celebrate the milestone at 8:30 a.m. Friday at the Mall of Abilene.

The first 100 customers who attend will also receive swag bags and coupons ranging from $10 to $100.