Thrift shop looking to help veterans opens in Denver

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A new thrift shop that is looking to help veterans just held its grand opening Saturday.

The nonprofit, Love Our Veterans Inc., unveiled the new store in Denver. Saturday’s opening had food trucks, a dunk tank, raffles and auctions.

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The owners said profits from the store will help veterans in need.

“We’ve been in Denver to Lincoln County, Catawba County area now actually close to 15 years, and we just love it, and we want to contribute to it, be a part of it. And not just be all the average neighbors, just kind of go about their business,” store owner Kevin Poplin said. “We want to add to the community, hopefully generate tax revenue for, you know, the counties here and again, most importantly, help as many veterans as we can.”

The store is located off North Carolina Highway 16, next to Untouchables and Dollar General.

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