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Bob's Discount Furniture To Open Second Long Island, NY Location

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Bob's Discount Furniture, one of the fastest growing furniture retailers in the northeast, with stores in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island, announced the grand opening of a new Bob's Discount Furniture location on Thursday, August 2, 2007 at 10 a.m. in Freeport, New York, situated on the southern edge of Long Island, N.Y. "This past February, we opened our first Bob's Discount Furniture store on Long Island. I still can remember the overwhelming response and huge crowds that visited us that opening week. And it has not stopped. Families living in the Metro New York City area know how easy and relaxed it is to shop in a Bob's Discount Furniture," explained Bob Kaufman, president & media personality, Bob's Discount Furniture. "From my 'Bob-o-pedic' mattress to sleep sofas and so many other furniture items for the home, Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and even Kings County families are finding that our variety of in-stock furniture at low prices to be a rewarding and satisfying experience." The new Bob's Discount Furniture is located at 240 East Sunrise Highway (Route 27), Freeport, New York in the Meadowbrook Commons in southern Long Island. The store's phone number is (516) 632-1400 and is open from Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (7 p.m. Sunday closing during the summer). On Thursday, August 2nd, Bob Kaufman will be making an in-store appearance to meet and greet the public. Then on Saturday, August 4th, Bob's Discount Furniture TV personality Cathy Poulin will be making an in-store appearance and welcoming customers. On both days prize items such as T-shirts and mugs will be given away while customers can also enjoy free food and beverages at the store's Café and along with entertainment at the video arcade. "I look forward to meeting all of the parents and kids during our weekend grand opening on Saturday, August 4th," said Poulin. About Bob's Discount Furniture The fast-growing furniture retailer with 28 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 "Come on down". 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 and many more. 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. For more information about the foundation and Bob's Discount Furniture, visit www.mybobs.com.