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Tanger Outlet Center Fighting Cancer with Donation

12/26/2013

TILTON, NH-During this season of hope and giving, the Tanger Outlet Center in Tilton raised and donated $29,960.35 to LRGHealthcare for the battle against breast cancer.

“It takes all of us working together with a common focus and determination to find a cure for this terrible disease,” stated Steven B. Tanger, President and Chief Executive Officer for Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.  “I am proud of our Tanger Team members in Tilton  for their continued hard work in fighting breast cancer and I thank our shoppers for supporting Tanger’s mission to find a cure.”
 
Tanger’s 2013 PinkStyle Campaign ran September 12 - October 25 with funds being raised through the sale of the popular TangerStyle Pink card.  For a $5 donation to local breast cancer beneficiaries, Tanger customers received a 'five-special' pink savings card providing 25% bonus savings at participating Tanger Outlet stores.
 
In addition to the sale of TangerStyle Pink cards, Tanger raised money to fight breast cancer through the 5th Annual Fit For-A- Cure 5K Run/Walk, held in September.  More than 900 hundred people participated, and over 25 businesses sponsored the race to benefit breast cancer awareness initiatives at LRGHealthcare.
 
With its primary mission to help save lives, Tanger’s Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign creates awareness for the importance of early detection and helps raise the money necessary to support ongoing breast cancer research.  Tanger’s campaign also helps fund many important programs and facilities designed to improve the quality of life for breast cancer patients. 
 
“The doctors and staff at LRGHealthcare understand and value the importance of early detection in regard to breast and other cancers.  Funds raised from this year’s Tanger 5K and PinkStyle Campaign will help LRGHealthcare as we continue to provide state-of-the-art technology to patients right here in the Lakes and Three Rivers Regions," stated LRGHealthcare President and CEO Tom Clairmont.  "We are extremely grateful to Eric Proulx and the entire Tanger team for their dedication and generosity."
 
Since 1994, Tanger has donated over $13.5 million to fight breast cancer nationally. The Tanger Outlet Center in Tilton features more than 55 brand name and designer outlet stores.  The Tanger center is conveniently located at off Exit 20 on I-93 in Tilton. 

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. is a publicly-traded REIT headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina that operates and owns, or has an ownership interest in, a portfolio of 44 upscale outlet shopping centers in 26 states coast to coast and in Canada, totaling approximately 13.3 million square feet leased to over 2,800 stores operated by more than 470 different brand name companies. More than 180 million shoppers visit Tanger Factory Outlet Centers annually. For more information on Tanger Outlet Centers, call 1-800-4TANGER or visit the company's web site at www.tangeroutlet.com.
 

During this season of hope and giving, Tanger Outlets in Tilton made its local breast cancer awareness donation to LRGHealthcare during a special ceremony at LRGHealthcare. Eric Proulx, Tanger Outlets General Manager (2nd from L) and Rayna Kenney, Tanger Outlets Asst. General Manager, (middle) present Suzanne Stiles, LRGHealthcare CHRO, Senior Vice President of Administrative & Support Services (L) and Tom Clairmont, LRGHealthcare President & CEO a check for $29,960.35 for the battle against breast cancer. Also on hand for the presentation, Carolyn Gaudet, Health and Wellness Coordinator at AutoServ of Tilton and Presenting Sponsor of the 2013 Tanger Fit for a Cure 5K.