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Dollar General Presents Its Third Annual A Day of Beauty Event

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Major discount retailer hosts fun and free event in Nashville with
Kim Fields and Vivian Green

This afternoon, thousands of visitors enjoyed a fun, informative and
free community event at Dollar General's (NYSE:DG) third annual A
Day of Beauty
, a multi-cultural health and beauty event held at
Music City Center in downtown Nashville.

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Author and actress Kim Fields joins thousands at Dollar General's third annual A Day of Beauty at Mu ...

Author and actress Kim Fields joins thousands at Dollar General's third annual A Day of Beauty at Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo: Business Wire)

"We are excited to host the third annual A Day of Beauty event to
energize Dollar General customers and educate them on all of the
wonderful multi-cultural products available in our stores," said Makia
Embrey, Dollar General's A Day of Beauty brand ambassador. "The
day focused on providing health, beauty and wellness advice, knowledge,
money-saving tips and complimentary samples. We look forward to
welcoming today's attendees to their local Dollar General store soon."

Today's event featured a panel discussion entitled Beauty from the
Inside Out!
featuring Larry Sims, Naja The Nail Guru, Mel J. and
Char Braden, a guest speaker presentation from author and actress Kim
Fields and a remarkable performance by R&B singer Vivian Green.

Representatives from Dollar General private brands, L.A. Colors, Black
Radiance, Maybelline, L'Oreal, Pantene, Colgate, Softsoap, Bronner
Brothers, Ecoco, Pink, ORS, Ponds, St. Ives, Caress, Jamaican Oil, Salon
Pro, Via Natural, Olay, Shea Moisture, Creme of Nature, Cantu, Ampro,
Smooth n Shine, Tone, Palmer's, Africa's Best, Broadway Colors, Bella
Curls and African Pride attended the event, provided samples and
complimentary beauty services.

"Seeing the impact of Dollar General's third annual A Day of Beauty on
participants is inspiring," said actress and special guest presenter Kim
Fields. "I am excited to be part of a day that provides an in-depth look
at inner and outward beauty where attendees leave feeling empowered with
knowledge and pampered with complimentary products."

The fourth issue of BeautyCents magazine recently hit Dollar
General stores providing readers with fall 2017 coupons, advice for the
upcoming back to school and fall seasons, apparel trends and more.
Copies are available in Dollar General stores throughout the fall. The
magazine is also accessible online here.

Celebrity Biographies:

  • Kim Fields: Kim Fields is an actress and director best known
    for her worldwide syndicated television roles as Tootie on the The
    Facts of Life
    and Regine on Living Single. She has made
    numerous appearances in movies and national shows including What to
    Expect When You're Expecting, Mork & Mindy, The Fresh Prince of
    Bel-Air, The Drew Carey Show
    and Kenan & Kel. She has
    also directed episodes for Tyler Perry's House of Payne, Kenan &
    Kel
    and Living Single. Most recently, Kim appeared on
    Season eight of The Real Housewives of Atlanta and Season 22 of Dancing
    with the Stars
    , but nothing is more thrilling than the upcoming
    release of her autobiography Blessed Life and her fall premiere
    of the movie A Question of Faith where she plays Theresa Newman.
  • Vivian Green: R&B singer-songwriter Vivian Green is described
    as an artist whose vocals are riveting and electric. At a young age,
    Vivian started her career as a singer and is credited for writing
    "Dear God" by Boyz II Men, from their 1997 album Evolution.
    After touring internationally as a backup singer for Jill Scott at the
    age of 19, she went on to release five albums over the course of her
    career. Her first hit was 'Emotional Roller Coaster' and her album A
    Love Story
    was certified Gold, to name just a few of her
    accomplishments. Vivian has claimed her own space in the neo soul
    musicscape with a mix of heart wrenching ballads and up tempo grooves.
    Her latest album, VGVI, is set to release this fall.

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please visit the DG
Newsroom
, contact the Media Relations Department at 1-877-944-DGPR
(3477) or via email at dgpr@dg.com.

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for
over 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money.
Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and
replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning
supplies, clothing for the family, housewares and seasonal items at low
everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General
operated 13,601 stores in 44 states as of May 5, 2017. In addition to
high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from
America's most-trusted brands such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark,
Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and
Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.

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