Dollar General opens in College Point and will offer freebies, deals this weekend

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A variety store chain has settled into a College Point shopping mall.

Dollar General has moved into the Whitepoint Shopping Center at 132-17 14th Ave., offering residents “a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices,” according to a release.

Customers are invited to an official grand opening celebration on Saturday, Oct. 28, beginning at 8 a.m. The first 100 adult shoppers will receive a $10 Dollar General gift card and the first 200 will receive a tote bag containing product samples.

Free samples and special deals will also be handed out throughout the day.

At the location, customers can shop from a selection of food, housewares, seasonal items, cleaning supplies, basic apparel and health/beauty products from national name and private brands.

Those interested in applying for employment at the new location can visit the Dollar General website and click the “Careers” tab.

“Dollar General is committed to delivering a pleasant shopping experience that includes a convenient location, a wide assortment of merchandise and great prices on quality products,” said Dan Nieser, Dollar General’s senior vice president of real estate and store development. “We hope our area customers will enjoy shopping at Dollar General’s new location.”

The store is located between the Push Fitness Club and In Motion Dance Center and is open from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m.