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Bob's Discount Furniture Opens 31st Store Location

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Bob's Discount Furniture, the fast growing furniture northeast retailer, with stores in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island, announced the grand opening of its 31st location at the Dedham Mall, Dedham, Massachusetts THIS Friday, October 10, 2008 at 10 a.m. with celebration festivities continuing throughout the day on Saturday, October 11th. On Friday, October 10, 2008, Bob's Discount Furniture President Bob Kaufman will be making an appearance during the official grand opening. Then on Saturday, October 11th, festivities will kick into high gear with the appearance of several New England Patriot Cheerleaders, Bob's Discount Furniture TV Personalities Cathy Poulin & William Newton, Oldies 103.3 Street Team and 100.7 WZLX radio DJ's. In addition to T-shirt and other prize giveaways, families are invited to visit the café for beverages, cookies, ice cream and a variety of other treats. "The opening of our new Bob's Discount Furniture location in Dedham, Massachusetts during these challenging economic times is an acknowledgement of how we have always offered no phoney gimmicks and just straight talk to our customers. I look forward to meeting and greeting all of the Dedham area residents visiting 'the official furniture store of the New England Patriots' during our grand opening weekend," said Bob Kaufman, president, Bob's Discount Furniture. The new Bob's Discount Furniture is located at 350 Providence Highway, near the intersection of Route 1A and Washington Street, Dedham Mall, Dedham, Massachusetts, phone (781) 801-1200, store hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. About Bob's Discount Furniture: The fast-growing furniture retailer with 31 stores located throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island, Bob's Discount Furniture has built strong brand awareness and customer loyalty through its unique shopping environment, customer service commitment and everyday low prices. First-time visitors are pleasantly surprised by the comfortable atmosphere and vast selection of quality furniture that surpasses their "discount" expectations. As a part of the overall shopping experience, many of the locations have complimentary cafés featuring gourmet coffee, fresh baked cookies and candy, while other locations offer home theater and video arcade entertainment. Known for their unique style of television and radio advertising, Bob Kaufman, president, and Cathy Poulin, public relations director, have been inviting customers for over a decade to visit their nearest Bob's Discount Furniture store. For more information, visit www.mybobs.com. About Bob's Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation Through the Bob's Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation and its many charitable contributions and sponsorships, Bob, Cathy and all of Bob's Discount Furniture employees support hundreds of nonprofit organizations. Among the many supported charities are Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, American Cancer Society, March of Dimes, Salvation Army, Marshall House Youth and Family Emergency Shelter, National Conference for Community Justice, American Red Cross, Connecticut Children's Medical Center. In March 2006, Poulin participated in the "Dance for a Cause" competition in Hartford to raise money and awareness for the National Pajama Program and Lil' Iguana's Children's Safety Foundation. Poulin was also awarded Woman of the Year for 2006 by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. In April 2008, Kaufman was presented with the prestigious 2008 Biomedical Achievement Award from the American Red Cross as the "Bob Squad" was recognized for collecting over 20,000 units of blood during its 11 years of promoting blood drives. Other recipient organizations include: Have a Heart Children's Cancer Society, New York; Open Pantry Community Services, Massachusetts; J. Arthur Trudeau Memorial Center, Rhode Island; Family Intervention Services, New Jersey; Manchester Partners in Health, New Hampshire; and the Opportunity Farm, Maine. For more information about the foundation and Bob's Discount Furniture, visit www.mybobs.com/charity.

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