Kasey Kahne in Florence to help open bargain store

FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) - Ollie's Bargain Outlet is coming to Florence.

To celebrate the grand opening on Wednesday, July 14, NASCAR superstar Kasey Kahne will be at the store to greet the first 250 fans and participate in the official ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The store is located in the Florence Plaza Shopping Center at 7864 Connector Drive, in the spot formerly occupied by Steve and Barry's.

NASCAR fans should arrive plenty early to ensure a chance to meet Kahne. Beginning at 7:30 a.m., 250 tickets will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis. The ticket holders will be able to get one autograph and one picture with Kahne inside the store following the grand-opening ceremonies.

"I'm looking forward to visiting Florence and meeting some of NASCAR's best fans," said Kahne.

Ollie's Bargain Outlet is one of America's largest retailer of closeouts, salvage and surplus merchandise. Famous for its signature catch-phrase Good Stuff Cheap, Ollie's offers a huge variety of famous brand name merchandise at savings from 30-percent to 70-percent off the regular retail price.

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