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Tanger Outlets in Tilton Makes Donation to Fight Breast Cancer

12/13/2012

The Tanger Outlet Center in Tilton raised and is donating $35,875.44 for the battle against breast cancer. During this season of hope and giving, Tanger made its local donation to LRGHealthcare during a special ceremony on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia.

"Tanger is committed to supporting Breast Cancer research" 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 for this terrible disease."

Tanger’s 2012 PinkSTYLE Campaign ran September 12th - October 25th with funds being raised through the sale of the popular TangerSTYLE Pink Card. For a $1 donation to local breast cancer beneficiaries, Tanger customers received a special pink card that provided 25% bonus savings at participating Tanger Outlet stores.

In addition to the sale of Pink Cards, Tanger raised money to fight breast cancer through the 4th Annual Fit For A Cure 5K Run/Walk held on Sunday, September 30th.

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.

Since 1994, Tanger has donated over $11 million to fight breast cancer nationally.

The Tanger Outlet Center in Tilton features over 55 brand name and designer outlet stores. The Tanger center is conveniently located off I-93 at Exit 20 in Tilton.

About Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.:

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 43 upscale outlet shopping centers in 26 states coast to coast and in Canada, totaling approximately 12.9 million square feet leased to over 2,700 stores operated by more than 460 different brand name companies. More than 175 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.

LRGHealthcare is a not-for-profit healthcare charitable trust representing Lakes Region General Hospital, Franklin Regional Hospital, and affiliated medical providers. LRGHealthcare’s mission is to provide quality, compassionate care and to strengthen the well-being of our community.

Tanger makes donation to fight breast cancer

PHOTO CAPTION:
Left to right: LRGHealthcare Community Educator Melissa Rizzo; Tanger Outlet Center Asst. General Manager, Rayna Kenney; Tanger Outlet Center General Manager, Eric Proulx; LRGHealthcare President & CEO Tom Clairmont; LRGHealthcare SVP Administrative and Support Services Suzanne Stiles; LRGHealthcare Breast Health Program Coordinator Ginny Witkin; and LRGHealthcare Director of Pharmacy Services/Oncology Marge Kerns were on hand for this year's breast cancer awareness donation. Tanger donated $35,875.44 on December 13, 2012 to LRGHealthcare at Lakes Region General Hospital to support breast cancer awareness initiatives.

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