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GAB: Outlets donate to fight breast cancer

COMMERCE -- The Tanger Outlet Center in Commerce is donating $13,622 it raised for the battle against breast cancer.

Tanger made its local donation to the Northeast Georgia Chapter of the American Cancer Society during a special ceremony at its annual Merchant Luncheon and Awards program Feb. 7.

"Tanger is committed to supporting breast cancer research" said Steven B. Tanger, President and chief executive officer for Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. "I am proud of our Tanger Team members in Commerce 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 Sept. 12 to Oct. 25 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 percent bonus savings at participating Tanger Outlet stores.

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.

Lilburn resident wins year's supply of coffee

LILBURN -- Lisa Dilliner of Lilburn is one of 94 first prize winners in the Community Coffee "Coffee for a Lifetime" sweepstakes, in honor of the company's founding 94 years ago.

Community Coffee Company collected contest entries through its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/communitycoffeecompany, where fans of the page entered the contest through an online entry form. Of more than 13,000 entries, 94 were randomly chosen as first prize recipients of free Community coffee for a year.

"We're always eager to share our great-tasting coffee with fans of Community Coffee Company," said Matt Saurage, chairman and fourth generation owner of Community Coffee Company. "It's our pleasure to give back to our family of loyal online supporters and fans."

Girl Scouts team up with Simon Malls

BUFORD -- Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta has teamed up with Simon Malls throughout metro Atlanta, including the Mall of Georgia, to offer customers an easy way to purchase Girl Scout Cookies through March 3.

Girl Scout troops will be hosting Girl Scout Cookie Booths from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays; and noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays.

"We are thrilled to welcome Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta back to our malls for the fourth year," said Carol Cox, director of marketing and business development at Mall of Georgia. "The on-mall Cookie Program has been incredibly successful the last three years -- we received tremendous positive feedback from our shoppers who appreciated the accessibility of Girl Scout Cookies in the malls. We are excited to work with local Girl Scouts again this year to provide convenient and highly trafficked areas for their sales."

Girl Scouts will be on the lower level near JCPenney at Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford.

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