99 Cents Only Stores® Invites First Lady to San Diego Store Grand Opening to Help Spread Her Healthy Eating Message

Feb 01, 2012, 17:21 ET from 99-Cent Only Stores

CITY OF COMMERCE, Calif., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 99 Cents Only Stores® has formally invited First Lady, Michelle Obama, to attend the Grand Opening of its new store in San Diego, California to help her spread her healthy eating message. The event will take place tomorrow, Thursday, February 2, 2012 at the new store's location 2611 Market St.

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First Lady, Michelle Obama, has been very involved in helping underserved communities throughout the nation and her efforts to help lower income areas go hand in hand with 99 Cents Only Stores' philosophy that you don't have to be wealthy to eat healthy! For nearly thirty years, the retail Company has helped thousands of people in California, Nevada, Arizona and Texas "stretch" their dollars by offering healthy products at affordable prices, including produce and organic foods.

99 Cents Only Stores will celebrate the grand opening of its new store in San Diego by selling a Philips® 22" Flat Screen LCD TV – a $230 value – for only 99 cents to the first nine customers in line and scooters to the next 99!

About 99 Cents Only Stores®

Founded in 1982, 99 Cents Only Stores® currently operates 293 extreme value retail stores consisting of 215 stores in California, 36 in Texas, 29 in Arizona, and 13 in Nevada. 99 Cents Only Stores® emphasizes quality name-brand consumables, priced at an excellent value, in convenient, attractively merchandised stores. Over half of the Company's sales come from food and beverages, including produce, dairy, deli and frozen foods, along with organic and gourmet foods.

Media Contact: Ana Gamez at 323-881-1247 or anag@99only.com.

SOURCE 99-Cent Only Stores