Borders Thanks Ohio Educators With Semi-Annual Teacher Appreciation Events

In-store events, giveaways and special discounts planned to salute educators



Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from Borders Books and Music

    CINCINNATI, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders Books and Music stores
 throughout Ohio will salute educators during the semi-annual "Teacher
 Appreciation" events this weekend, April 27, 28 and 29.  The stores will host
 events, raffle prizes and offer 25 percent discounts to educators as a sign of
 appreciation for their hard work and dedication to education.
     Teachers, principals, librarians and home schoolers can stop by Borders to
 enjoy discounts for themselves or for their classrooms on thousands of books,
 music and movies.  They can also purchase a Teacher Appreciation apples-and-
 schoolhouse gift card, a perfect gift to recognize their colleagues, in $25
 denominations or in customizable amounts from $5 to $500.
     "These semi-annual events are an opportunity for Borders to thank area
 educators, present them with the newest books and give teachers the special
 recognition they deserve," said Curtis Corl, midwest regional director.
     Teacher appreciation is not just limited to the spring and fall events,
 however.  Throughout the year, Borders recognizes teachers with special events
 and a 20 percent discount on all professional purchases.
     For information about the Teacher Appreciation events in your area, please
 contact the area marketing managers below.
 
     Borders Area Marketing Managers
 
     Carrie Rider, 513-671-8740        Pam Georgiana, 440-350-8168
     Cincinnati, OH                    Beachwood, OH
     Bloomington, IL                   Solon, OH
     Dayton, OH                        Mentor, OH
                                       Erie, PA
     Troy Kahler, 330-544-1761         Cleveland Heights, OH
     Westlake, OH
     Fairlawn, OH
     Canton, OH
     Strongsville, OH
     Cuyahoga Falls, OH
     Niles, OH
 
     About Borders
     Borders Group, Inc., is a leading global retailer of books, music, video
 and other information and entertainment items with stores in the United
 States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the
 commonwealth of Puerto Rico.  Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich., Borders Group
 (NYSE:   BGP) is a FORTUNE 500 company that employs 30,000 worldwide and
 operates over 338 Borders domestic superstores, 14 international Borders
 stores, 31 Books etc. locations, 868 Waldenbooks stores and Borders.com .
     Information for journalists is available at www.bgimediacenter.com .
 Financial data is hosted on www.bordersgroupinc.com and information on Borders
 stores is available through www.bordersstores.com .
 
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    CINCINNATI, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders Books and Music stores
 throughout Ohio will salute educators during the semi-annual "Teacher
 Appreciation" events this weekend, April 27, 28 and 29.  The stores will host
 events, raffle prizes and offer 25 percent discounts to educators as a sign of
 appreciation for their hard work and dedication to education.
     Teachers, principals, librarians and home schoolers can stop by Borders to
 enjoy discounts for themselves or for their classrooms on thousands of books,
 music and movies.  They can also purchase a Teacher Appreciation apples-and-
 schoolhouse gift card, a perfect gift to recognize their colleagues, in $25
 denominations or in customizable amounts from $5 to $500.
     "These semi-annual events are an opportunity for Borders to thank area
 educators, present them with the newest books and give teachers the special
 recognition they deserve," said Curtis Corl, midwest regional director.
     Teacher appreciation is not just limited to the spring and fall events,
 however.  Throughout the year, Borders recognizes teachers with special events
 and a 20 percent discount on all professional purchases.
     For information about the Teacher Appreciation events in your area, please
 contact the area marketing managers below.
 
     Borders Area Marketing Managers
 
     Carrie Rider, 513-671-8740        Pam Georgiana, 440-350-8168
     Cincinnati, OH                    Beachwood, OH
     Bloomington, IL                   Solon, OH
     Dayton, OH                        Mentor, OH
                                       Erie, PA
     Troy Kahler, 330-544-1761         Cleveland Heights, OH
     Westlake, OH
     Fairlawn, OH
     Canton, OH
     Strongsville, OH
     Cuyahoga Falls, OH
     Niles, OH
 
     About Borders
     Borders Group, Inc., is a leading global retailer of books, music, video
 and other information and entertainment items with stores in the United
 States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the
 commonwealth of Puerto Rico.  Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich., Borders Group
 (NYSE:   BGP) is a FORTUNE 500 company that employs 30,000 worldwide and
 operates over 338 Borders domestic superstores, 14 international Borders
 stores, 31 Books etc. locations, 868 Waldenbooks stores and Borders.com .
     Information for journalists is available at www.bgimediacenter.com .
 Financial data is hosted on www.bordersgroupinc.com and information on Borders
 stores is available through www.bordersstores.com .
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
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