NWHRC Supports BED BATH & BEYOND's "GAME SET HEALTH" Event in Charleston, South Carolina

"GAME SET HEALTH " is a Celebration of Wellness and Healthy Lifestyles for Women and Families


The National Women's Health Resource Center is pleased to join Bed Bath & Beyond in presenting "Game Set Health," a health event celebrating wellness and healthy lifestyles for women and families. The event in Charleston, SC, on Monday, April 12, marks the first collaboration between the NWHRC and a major retailer.

"The NWHRC is pleased to be working with Bed Bath & Beyond at this landmark health and wellness event," said Amy Niles, NWHRC's president and CEO. "Combining our women's health expertise and their marketing knowledge, "Game Set Health" will reach thousands of women with important health and wellness messages."

"This is a great opportunity to reach consumers with important health screenings, community programs and health education materials, commented Elizabeth A. Battaglino, RN, NWHRC's director of marketing and consumer affairs. "We welcome working with retail partners such as Bed Bath and Beyond who are committed to the health and well being of their consumers and look forward to expanding this type of program."

The event is being held at the same time as the 2004 Family Circle Cup Women's Tennis Association Tournament.

Also present at the event is the General Electricr Women's Health & Wellness Tour, sponsored by Every Woman Magazine and by Trident Health Systems. Two state-of-the art interactive mobile units will provide free health screenings including bone density and blood pressure, as well as information and demonstrations on healthy living.

BED BATH & BEYOND Inc. is a nationwide chain of retail stores selling domestics merchandise and home furnishings. Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. are traded on NASDAQ under the symbol "BBBY" and are included in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, the NASDAQ-100 Index and the Forbes 500. BED BATH & BEYOND is registered with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

The National Women's Health Resource Center is the nation's leading independent, nonprofit organization specifically dedicated to educating women of all ages about health and wellness issues. Its Web site, fmxhosting.com/drupal635, is a one-stop shop for women's health.

Contact: Beverly Dame, NWHRC
1-888-406-9472
bdame@healthywomen.org

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