A roadside rally against the proposed Bel Air Walmart is planned Saturday outside the existing Abingdon location.
Walmart's proposal to build a new supercenter in the area of MD Route 924 and Plumtree Road in Bel Air has been a contentious issue from the start, with some members of the community voicing staunch opposition and others welcoming the convenience.
The Bel Air South Community Foundation has served to organize the opposition by planning a series of rallies, providing signs and circulating petitions.
The community organization will continue its efforts this weekend by "taking our rally to Wal-Mart's doorstep," an email from the organization states.
The rally is scheduled to take place from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, outside the Abingdon Walmart, 401 Constant Friendship Boulevard.
The group will be distributing signs reading "Expand Constant Friendship Walmart" and "No Bel Air Walmart," event organizers say.
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