MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Any activity that keeps seniors healthy and vital is a homerun to fred's Pharmacy. That's why fred's is sponsoring the Northwest Tennessee Senior Olympics to be held Sept. 25–Oct. 20, 2017.
The mission of Senior Olympics is to promote healthy lifestyles for seniors aged 50 and up through fitness, sports and an active involvement in life. Tennessee's Northwest District covers Benton, Carroll, Crockett, Dyer, Gibson, Henry, Lake, Obion, and Weakley Counties.
"As a gold-medal sponsor, fred's will help provide food and drinks for more than 200 seniors expected to participate in the games this year," said Northwest Tennessee Senior Olympics Coordinator Julie Jones. "Support such as this is critical to sustaining our athletes throughout the period in which the games are held."
"We are proud to serve our communities' health and wellness needs beyond the items we carry on our shelves. That's why we support great events like this," said John Foley, executive vice president, store operations of fred's, Inc. "We wish every participant the best of luck in the games."
For more information on fred's Pharmacy, visit www.fredsinc.com.
About fred's Pharmacy
Tracing its history back to an original store in Coldwater, Mississippi, opened in 1947, today fred's, Inc. is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, and operates 601 general merchandise and pharmacy stores, including 14 franchised locations, and three specialty pharmacy-only locations. With a unique store format and strategy that combines the best elements of a value-focused retailer with a healthcare-focused drug store, fred's stores offer more than 12,000 frequently purchased items that address the everyday needs of its customers and patients. This includes nationally recognized brands, proprietary fred's label products, and a full range of value-priced selections. The Company has two distribution centers, one in Memphis, Tennessee, and Dublin, Georgia. For more information about fred's Pharmacy, visit www.fredsinc.com.
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