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Breast Cancer Society of Canada and cleo Proudly Announce the 2008 Mother's Day Walk

March 12, 2008

Take a Short Walk to End Breast Cancer in the Long Run

Mother's Day Weekend: May 10th and 11th, 2008: The Breast Cancer Society of Canada and cleo , will team up again this year for a nationwide Mother's Day Walk throughout malls across Canada.

For the 6 th consecutive year, cleo will partner with the Breast Cancer Society of Canada (BCSC) for this exciting annual event. The BCSC held their first walk in Point Edward, Ontario in 1991 and with the support and partnership of cleo - the walk has blossomed into a national event raising in excess of $338,000 over the past 5 years.

BCSC was established to raise funds for Canadian research into improving the detection, prevention and treatment of breast cancer, says Sherry Johnston, Executive Director, BCSC. We truly believe that every dollar donated to research brings us one step closer to the ultimate goal of finding the causes of breast cancer and the cleo partnership with BCSC plays an integral role in our fundraising efforts, she continues. cleo and their supportive and generous customers are truly making an impact on people's lives with the Mothers Day Walk.

cleo is committed to its customers and the communities in which they live. We care about our customers beyond their wardrobe needs and we are delighted to participate in the Mother's Day Walk, says cleo Director of Stores, Shelly Redmond. We support the BCSC and the valuable work they do.

The 6th annual Mother's Day Walk will be held at 85 cleo mall/plaza locations across Canada. Pledge sheets will be available at stores and from the BCSC office in Sarnia, Ontario. You can also download a pledge form online or make a pledge at www.mothersdaywalk.ca .

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 89 stores in Canada, cleo is a division of Comark Inc., based in Mississauga, Ontario.

For more information: www.mothersdaywalk.ca , www.bcsc.ca , or contact the Breast Cancer Society of Canada at 1-800-567-8767.

The Breast Cancer Society of Canada and cleo wish to thank everyone for their continued support.

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