THE TANGER OUTLET CENTERS IN MYRTLE BEACH ARE PUTTING THE POWER OF PINK TO WORK TO FIGHT BREAST CANCER THIS FALL
(Myrtle Beach, SC September 11, 2008)….For the 15th year, Tanger Outlet Centers is asking its shoppers to think pink in the battle against breast cancer. As part of the annual program to fight breast cancer and raise awareness for this disease, Tanger customers in the Myrtle Beach Area can join in the campaign to save lives by purchasing a 25% OFF Pink Card September 17-October 19, 2008.
For a $1 donation each, Tanger shoppers will receive a special Pink Card that will give them a 25% discount at participating outlet stores. The Pink Cards will be available at all Tanger Shopper Services and online at tangeroutlet.com. Proceeds from the sale of the 25% OFF Pink Cards will stay in the community to benefit The Conway Medical Center Foundation Mammography Initiative.
“Working closely with our retail partners, we will continue the battle to put an end to breast cancer,” stated Stanley K. Tanger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. “We remain committed to the fight. It is our goal to fund the research necessary to prevent and find a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime,” he added.
Tanger has a history of making a difference in the communities it serves across the country. Since 1994, Tanger Outlet Centers has contributed in excess of $5.1 million
to help create awareness among its 150 million annual shoppers for the importance of early
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detection through yearly mammograms. Tanger’s Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign also has as its mission, the raising of funds to support educational programs to improve the quality of life for patients and families and most importantly, to help fund the ongoing research necessary to put an end to the disease.
According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 182,460 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to occur among women in the US in 2008. It is estimated that approximately 40,480 deaths are expected due to the disease.
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc., (NYSE:SKT) a publicly traded REIT, presently has ownership interests in or management responsibilities for 32 shopping centers in 22 states coast-to-coast, totaling approximately 9.5 million square feet, leased to over 2,100 stores that are operated by over 400 different store brands. The Tanger Outlet Center locations in Myrtle Beach are on US Highway 501, 3 miles from the Intracoastal Waterway and at Hwy 17 N at Hwy 22/Veterns Hwy. Combined featuring over 200 brand name outlet stores for buying direct from the manufacturer. For more information on Tanger Outlet Centers, call 1-800-4-TANGER or visit our website at www.tangeroutlet.com .