11 AM Ribbon Cutting Kicks Off Community Event at 10 Green Street in Woodbridge
After much anticipation and more than a year of construction, the brick-and-mortar location of LeGrand Coffee House is set for its official LeGrand Opening on Saturday, May 14th. Located in the brand-new Avenue & Green Development at 10 Green Street in Woodbridge, an official ribbon-cutting ceremony with Woodbridge Mayor John E. McCormac will kick off the community event at 11 AM.
“It has been a long time coming, but we are so excited to be opening up LeGrand Coffee House,” said Eric LeGrand, founder and CEO of LeGrand Coffee House. “We cannot wait to serve the community some great coffee, make everybody feel comfortable and ultimately leave satisfied. We are pumped up for you to enjoy your daily cup of bELieve.”
At the LeGrand Opening, the LeGrand Coffee House staff will be brewing signature coffee roasts along with a house blend that will be announced on the day of the event. Specialty drinks such as lattes and cappuccinos will also be available in addition to espresso, decaffeinated coffee and various teas.
Traditional baked goods and other food items are on the menu, and a full line of LeGrand Coffee House merchandise will be on sale as well. Additionally, various forms of entertainment will occur at the LeGrand Opening, and Eric LeGrand himself will be there for the entirety of the event to meet and greet with those in attendance. All are invited to celebrate this historic day with the LeGrand Coffee House staff and the surrounding New Jersey community.
Avenue & Green is located next to the Woodbridge Train Station at the corner of Rahway Avenue and Green Street. The five-acre redevelopment is a mixed-use facility that consists of 232 residential apartments and 12,000 square feet of retail space.
In October 2010, Eric LeGrand sustained a spinal cord injury at his C3 and C4 vertebrae while playing football for Rutgers University. Since that life-altering incident occurred, he has become a worldwide source of inspiration whose message of positivity has influenced a countless number of people throughout the world. Additionally, LeGrand has developed an incredible business and professional acumen, becoming an established entrepreneur, motivational speaker, sports analyst, philanthropist and author.
On the charitable side, his philanthropic organization Team LeGrand has raised more than two million dollars for the Reeve Foundation. Additionally, the Rutgers graduate was recognized by Sports Illustrated with its 2011 Best Moment Award, and he was also presented with the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at the 2012 ESPY Awards. Further, he was inducted into the WWE Hall Of Fame in 2017, receiving the Warrior Award.