MINNEAPOLIS, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher & Banks Corporation today announced the launch of a yearlong, 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 coincides with Mother's Day. Nominations are open April 30-May 14.
"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 volunteers, teachers, nurses, mothers, grandmothers 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 who raise, cheer on, care for and support future generations—one person at a time. One Amazing Woman and several runners up will be selected in May for their contributions as caregivers and will serve as national Amazing Women Brand Ambassadors throughout the year.
The Grand Prize Winner will receive:
- $500 Christopher & Banks/CJ Banks gift card
- $500 donation to a selected charity
- A trip to the Christopher & Banks headquarters in Minnesota
- A personalized shopping experience at the Christopher & Banks/CJ Banks flagship store at the Mall of America®
- A spa experience during the headquarters visit
- A professional video and photo shoot
- An invitation to serve as a Christopher & Banks/CJ Banks Amazing Woman Brand Ambassador
The runners up will receive:
- $100 Christopher & Banks/CJ Banks gift card
- A personalized shopping experience at her local Christopher & Banks/CJ Banks store
- An invitation to serve as a Christopher & Banks/CJ Banks Brand Ambassador
Simply provide your contact information and write up to 100 words describing what makes the nominee an amazing caregiver.
Christopher & Banks will continue the Amazing Women campaign throughout the year, with additional searches for Amazing Women in categories that may include volunteers, teachers and nurses. The contest sites will be updated as each search launches. Official contest rules can be found at: http://www.christopherandbanks.com/-cms-amazingwomen_entryform.
About Christopher & Banks
Christopher & Banks Corporation is a Minneapolis-based specialty retailer of women's clothing. The Company currently operates 545 stores in 43 states consisting of 317 Christopher & Banks stores, 126 stores in its women's plus size clothing division C.J. Banks, 71 Missy/Petites/Women stores and 31 outlet stores. The Company also operates the www.ChristopherandBanks.com and www.CJBanks.com e-commerce websites.
Every Day, Women Do Amazing Things®
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