GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (November 14, 2011) -- Dollar General (NYSE: DG), one of the country’s leading discount retailers, was recognized by the U.S Chamber of Commerce for the military veteran hiring efforts at its 4th Annual Business Steps Up: Hiring Our Heroes event on Nov. 10.
“Dollar General is grateful for the veterans who have served and sacrificed so much for our country,” said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman and CEO. “We believe those who’ve gained leadership and the spirit of service while serving our country are a great fit for our company. “
First Lady Michelle Obama gave the keynote speech during the event that recognized employers for their support of military families and veterans.
About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years through its mission of Serving Others. 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, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With 13,429 stores in 44 states as of March 3, 2017, Dollar General is among the largest discount retailers in the United States. 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.