2 image. New Owl Drug Store in Norwalk, 08 May 1952. H.C. Bender (President of Owl Drug Company); Arnie Garrett (Manager of New Store); Dick Lane (TV star); Paul Matson; Blayne Hutchinson; Isaac Shakarian.; Supplementary material reads: "Thursday, May 8. (Caption accompanying photo of Owl, Norwalk ribbon cutting ceremony). Jeff Rogers. DU 3-4234. With civic dignitaries, film stars and company officials participating, Owl Drug Company opened its newest super drug store today in Norwalk. The traditional ribbon was clipped with a giant pair of scissors exactly at 10:00 a.m. with thousands of local citizenry in attendance. Shown at the ceremony, left to right are: W.C. Bender, president of Owl Drug Company; Arnie Garrett, Manager of the new Owl Drug Store in Norwalk; Dick Lane, TV star ... emcee of Movietown program; Isaac Shakarian, owner and sub-developer of Greater Norwalk Center; Blayne Hutchinson, owner and General Manager of All-American Markets; Paul Matson, President of Norwalk Chamber of Commerce".; Supplementary material continues: "The huge ultra-modern self service unit, located at 11726 East Firestone Boulevard, is conducting a giant Grand Opening Sale celebration, today through Sunday, featuring free meals, free balloons, free orchids, in addition to hundreds of major merchandise prices. Owl, the west's first super-cut rate drug store chain operating units in seven western states, from Seattle to Albuquerque, describes this as the organization's most enterprising grand opening".