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Sam’s Club Throws Northridge High Student Graduation Party

May 31, 2019, 9:59 PM | Updated: 10:30 pm

RIVERDALE, Utah — When Jill Hinckley asked her daughter, Anna, where she wanted to hold her graduation party, the response was not a huge surprise.

“She said mom I want to have my party here at Sam’s,” Hinckley said. “Anna just loves Sam’s Club.”

Hinckley contacted the managers at Sam’s Club in Riverdale to see if it was a possibility to host Anna’s friends and family. She said although it seemed like an odd request, the store was more than willing to help.

“The minute I told them what she wanted, they were on board.” she said.

Anna's wish for a Sam's Club graduation party came true

Anna’s wish for a Sam’s Club graduation party came true

Friday night, Sam’s Club sectioned off a space for the party and provided all the food. Anna was escorted in by family while passing signs with well-wishes.

“They have gone above and beyond what I thought would happen.” Hinckley said.

It is a gesture Anna’s Northridge High School teacher, Brent McKnight, believes she deserves.

“This is a big day for her,” he said. “She has unlimited pizza, people handing her money and she has cameras so it’s a big day.”

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