Dollar General Launches “Our Pets. Our Heroes.” Essay Contest
February 27, 2012
Dollar General is celebrating pets and their owners with the “Our Pets. Our Heroes.” essay contest. The contest, which begins February 27 and ends on March 25, 2012, will award $5,000 grand prizes to four essay writers.
“Pets are an important part of our customers’ lives,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief merchandising officer. “We’re happy to offer pet lovers the opportunity to share their stories of special pets through the essay contest.”
- Everyday Heroes – Stories about pets that have special qualities that make them heroes in their owner’s eyes.
- Community Heroes – Stories about animals/pets that help to make their communities better, safer and more manageable.
- Heroic Acts – Stories about animals/pets that have committed a heroic act that helped to save or improve someone's life.
- Heroes To Pets – Stories about extraordinary people who devote their time to improving animal welfare.
No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not increase your chance of winning the essay contest. The essay contest is sponsored by Dollar General. Supporting partners include Nestle Purina, Mars Petcare US, Del Monte, Ainsworth Pet Nutrition and Sergeants Pet Care.
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 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, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 18,566 stores in 47 states as of July 29, 2022. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.