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cleo raises $34,000 for the
Breast Cancer Society of Canada

January 19, 2007 - For Immediate Release

This past December, cleo promoted a holiday charity puppy in support of the Breast Cancer Society of Canada. The puppy retailed for $15, or $5 with a purchase of $75 or more, and for each item sold, cleo donated $5 to the Breast Cancer Society of Canada.

"Sales of our charity puppy were very favourable. Customers were thrilled with our charity item and felt great that all funds raised go directly to the Society," comments Debra Tollefson, President of cleo. "We care about our customers and are committed to them beyond their wardrobe needs. We're delighted our holiday charity initiative was such a great success," adds Tollefson.

cleo is a specialty retailer of women's apparel and accessories in regular and petite sizing. cleo supports the Breast Cancer Society of Canada year round by donating a percentage of sales from selected items. With 90 stores in Canada, cleo is a division of Comark Inc., based in Mississauga, Ontario.

The Breast Cancer Society of Canada is a registered, national, volunteer-driven organization that is committed to raising funds for research into the prevention, early detection and treatment of breast cancer and to ultimately find a cure for the disease that women fear the most. The Society is proud to be associated with cleo and counts heavily on its on-going support says Executive Director, Rany Xanthopoulo.

For more information about cleo, contact Rhonda Hartling, Director of Marketing at 905-567-7375.
For information about the Breast Cancer Society of Canada, please contact Rany Xanthopoulo, Executive Director at 1-800-567-8767 or check our website at www.bcsc.ca


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