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The Value of a Dollar: How a simple pricing idea launched the retail giant Dollar General

Nov. 19, 2018—In this excerpt from his memoir, Cal Turner Jr., a 1962 Vanderbilt graduate who was Dollar General’s CEO from 1965 to 2003, discusses the breakthrough concept that helped launch a small-town family business toward national success.

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Reading Clinic again lands Dollar General Foundation support

Oct. 16, 2014—The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has again awarded a $50,000 Youth Literacy grant to the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Reading Clinic.

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Students to help speedway company build audience

Jun. 4, 2014—The International Speedway Corporation will hear from students at the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute with suggestions on getting millennials out of their living rooms and into NASCAR speedways.

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Dollar General gives more than $1 million to expansion project at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Jun. 30, 2011—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is recognizing Dollar General Corporation for giving more than $1 million to Children’s Hospital’s 33-bed, 30,000-square-foot addition that is currently under construction.

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