Gordmans at Village Square Mall (2601 Central Avenue) is set to hold its grand opening on Wednesday, March 6, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m.

The store will be open at its regular hours on Thursday March 7 from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and open from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Sundays.

The apparel and home decor retailer is expanding with 38 new Gordmans stores through the country including Dodge City.

Currently there are 67 Gordmans stores and as part of the festivities, will be offering giveaways and other fun surprises at the new and current Gordmans stores.

As part of Gordmans’ commitment to Dodge City, the retailer will be donating $1,000 to Dodge City High School during the grand opening.

Also for those wishing to attend, there will be a chance for prizes that include: free gift plus shopping cards for the first 100 guests in line at the grand opening celebration will receive a free gift and an opportunity to win a $50 or $5 shopping card; Rewards galore, as Gordmans guests will enjoy style circle rewards, which offers incredible payback rewards, double-double points, a birthday gift and more and a Gordmans credit card savings, Gordmans’ guests who apply and are approved for a Gordmans credit card will receive 20 percent off their first day’s purchases.

"Gordmans is excited to join the Dodge City community," said Michael Glazer, president and CEO of Stage Stores att Gordmans. "We create an exciting place where terrific deals and popular name brands are at every turn.

"Gordmans is among the best, with trend-right decor, fun accessories and seasonal items —- all at values our guests love. We are committed to bringing our guests bigger deals and smaller prices — and with fresh new deliveries arriving weekly, there will always be something new to discover.

"From men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, to shoes and home décor, Gordmans has deals like nowhere else."

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