Si­mon cen­ters to par­tic­i­pate in Komen ‘More Than Pink’ move­ment

Maryland Independent - - Business -

Si­mon will con­tinue its en­gage­ment as one of five na­tional Su­san G. Komen spon­sors through its Wash­ing­ton, D.C-area cen­ters, ac­cord­ing to a press re­lease. The ini­tia­tive en­cour­ages em­ploy­ees, re­tail­ers and shop­pers to par­tic­i­pate in ac­tiv­i­ties and con­trib­ute to the achieve­ment of Komen’s goal of re­duc­ing cur­rent U.S. breast cancer deaths by 50 per­cent by 2026.

“Our shop­pers, re­tail­ers and em­ploy­ees have demon­strated their sup­port and com­mit­ment to Su­san G. Komen over the last two years by par­tic­i­pat­ing in all of our fundrais­ing ac­tiv­i­ties,” said Randy Gold­man, di­rec­tor of mar­ket­ing and busi­ness de­vel­op­ment at Clarks­burg Pre­mium Out­lets on be­half of all six area Si­mon cen­ters, in the re­lease. “We look for­ward to an­other suc­cess­ful cam­paign this year and are fo­cused on fight­ing a dis­ease that af­fects so many in our com­mu­nity.”

“We’re hon­ored to con­tinue our part­ner­ship with the Wash­ing­ton D.C.-area Si­mon Cen­ters and are in­spired by their ded­i­ca­tion in rais­ing funds and aware­ness in the fight against breast cancer,” said Christina Al­ford, SVP of de­vel­op­ment at Su­san G. Komen, in the re­lease. “The gen­eros­ity of Si­mon is mak­ing an in­cred­i­ble im­pact on the lives of count­less women and men and we look for­ward to what this part­ner­ship will bring in the year ahead.”

Vis­i­tors will no­tice the pink theme car­ried out at the Guest Ser­vices booths and staff will be hon­or­ing Na­tional Breast Cancer Aware­ness Month by don­ning pink ac­ces­sories, ac­cord­ing to the re­lease.

Other planned ac­tiv­i­ties at the St. Charles Towne Cen­ter in­clude:

• Dis­count card pro­gram — Shop­pers can make a $5 do­na­tion to Su­san G. Komen at Guest Ser­vices to re­ceive a dis­count card pro­vid­ing 15 per­cent or 25 per­cent off one item at par­tic­i­pat­ing re­tail­ers.

• Gift cards — Si­mon is of­fer­ing a Su­san G. Komen Visa Si­mon Gift­card. For ev­ery gift card pur­chased at the Man­age­ment Of­fice, Si­mon will do­nate $1 to­wards Su­san G. Komen.

• Paint Night Date Night, Oct. 19 — Gather with friends for a Paint Night Date Night. Guests of all skill lev­els are in­vited to cre­ate a mas­ter­piece while en­joy­ing a night out. The cen­ter will be ac­cept­ing do­na­tions at the event to sup­port Su­san G. Komen. Par­tic­i­pants must reg­is­ter in ad­vance at www.si­mon. com/stcharlestowne­cen­ter.

The Visa Si­mon Gift­card can be used ever ywhere Visa debit cards are ac­cepted in the U.S. and can­not be used at ATMs or re­deemed for cash, ac­cord­ing to the re­lease.

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