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Family Dollar announces Grand Opening of new store on Torrence Ave

Saturday, November 16, 10:00am–1:00pm

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The new Family Dollar store is located at 16717 Torrence Avenue, Lansing, Illinois. (Photo: Melanie Jongsma)

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – (November 7, 2019) – Family Dollar, a leading small format and convenience retailer, has announced plans for a grand opening in Lansing, Illinois.

In addition to providing everyday low prices and a broad assortment of necessities, the new store will include $1.00 Dollar Tree merchandise, additional freezers and coolers, and an expanded selection of food, beauty, and essentials, household products, and seasonal items.

There will be a grand opening celebration for the community from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 16. The event will feature gift basket raffles, giveaways, free samples, and family fun entertainment. In addition, the first 50 customers on Saturday will receive a gift card and a reusable shopping bag.

“Family Dollar is proud to be a part of the Lansing community, and we are excited to welcome existing and new customers to our new store,” said Jim Van Slyke, Family Dollar spokesperson. “The store will provide even greater values and convenience to our shoppers.”

A store of this size typically employs 6 to 10 associates. Interested applicants can apply online at or by visiting the store location.

Family Dollar stores are open seven days a week and offer everyday items for the entire family in an easy-to-shop neighborhood location. The store is located at 16717 Torrence Avenue, Lansing, Illinois 60438.

About Family Dollar

For 60 years, Family Dollar has been providing value and convenience to customers in easy-to-shop neighborhood locations. Family Dollar’s mix of name brands and quality, private brand merchandise appeals to shoppers in approximately 8,000 stores in rural and urban settings across 46 states. Helping families save on the items they need with everyday low prices creates a strong bond with customers who refer to their neighborhood store as “my Family Dollar.” Family Dollar is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dollar Tree, Inc. headquartered in Chesapeake, Virginia. For more information, please visit

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