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Posted January 8, 2015

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COLGATE-PALMOLIVE AND FAMILY DOLLAR CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH

 

Complimentary Dental Screenings and Oral Care Education At Five Memphis Family Dollar Locations – February 27 & 28
 

 

MEMPHIS, TN – For the third straight year, Colgate-Palmolive and Family Dollar have partnered in honor of Black History Month to help African-American families across the Memphis area to honor their past and take charge of oral health.

 

The Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® mobile dental van will visit the following Memphis Family Dollar locations and offer complimentary dental screenings and treatment referrals (if needed) to children ages 3-12 as well as oral care tips for the entire family:

 

Family Dollar

4082 US Highway 61, Suite 101, Memphis, TN 38109

Friday, February 27, 2015

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CT

 

Family Dollar

1107 S Bellevue Blvd., Memphis, TN 38106

Friday, February 27, 2015

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. CT

 

Family Dollar

831 Thomas Street, Memphis, TN 38107

Saturday, February 28, 2015

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CT

 

Family Dollar

4445 S. 3rd Street, Memphis, TN 38109

Saturday, February 28, 2015

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. CT

 

Family Dollar

2360 Airways Blvd., Memphis, TN 38114

Saturday, February 28, 2015

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. CT

 

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, 34% of African-Americans have untreated cavities in comparison to 18% of non-Hispanic Whites. Colgate and Family Dollar are committed to improving oral hygiene for African-American families across the Memphis area and will be offering exclusive in-store promotions on Colgate toothpastes, toothbrushes and mouthwash products.

 

 

About Colgate-Palmolive

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate-Palmolive sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Mennen, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, Elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet. For more information about Colgate-Palmolive's global business, visit the Company's web site at www.Colgate.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures®, Colgate's global oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com    .

 

About Family Dollar

For more than 50 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 more than 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.”  Headquartered in Matthews, North Carolina, just outside of Charlotte, Family Dollar is a Fortune 300, publicly held company with common stock traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FDO. For more information, please visit www.familydollar.com .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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