MINNEAPOLIS, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher & Banks Corporation, a women's specialty retailer, today announced the launch of the 2nd annual, nationwide celebration of Amazing Women and the contributions women make to their families, friends, communities and society. Throughout the year, Christopher & Banks will solicit nominations for, and select, Amazing Women to be recognized for their selfless giving and positive impact on the lives of those around them. The first search this year will be launched in celebration of Mother's Day with nominations open April 29 to May 10, 2015.
"Christopher & Banks has long been an advocate for women," said LuAnn Via, Christopher & Banks president and CEO. "We recognize their contributions—from the 4.5 billion hours of service women provide every year, to the employment women business owners provide to more than 23 million Americans, to the difference our customers make in their communities as mothers, grandmothers, volunteers, teachers, nurses and friends. We know Every Day, Women Do Amazing Things®. We want to hear their stories and celebrate the difference Amazing Women make in our lives."
Mother's Day Search for Amazing Women
Christopher & Banks is seeking nominations in honor of Mother's Day to celebrate the women that inspire others through friendship, support, compassion, adventure and love – the women fondly known as "mom." One Amazing Woman and several runners up will be selected in May for their care and support of future generations and will serve as national Amazing Women Brand Ambassadors throughout the year.
The Grand Prize Winner will receive:
- $500 Christopher & Banks gift card
- $500 donation to a selected charity
- A trip with their nominator to Christopher & Banks headquarters in Minnesota
- A personalized shopping experience at the Christopher & Banks flagship store at Mall of America®
- A spa experience during the headquarters visit for grand prize winner and nominator
- A professional video and photo shoot
- An invitation to serve as a Christopher & Banks Amazing Woman Brand Ambassador
The runners up will receive:
- $100 Christopher & Banks gift card
- A personalized shopping experience at her local Christopher & Banks store
- An invitation to serve as a Christopher & Banks Brand Ambassador
Simply provide your contact information and write up to 100 words describing what makes the nominee an amazing mother-figure. Official contest rules: http://www.christopherandbanks.com/-cms-amazingwomen_entryform.
About Christopher & Banks
Christopher & Banks Corporation is a Minneapolis-based specialty retailer of women's clothing. Following the addition of plus size product the stores as mentioned above, the company will operate approximately 517 stores in 43 states consisting of 92 Christopher & Banks stores, 79 stores in its women's plus size clothing division C.J. Banks, 297 Missy/Petites/Women stores and 49 outlet stores. The Company also operates the www.ChristopherandBanks.com website.
Every Day, Women Do Amazing Things®
SOURCE Christopher & Banks Corporation