Natural Grocers opens first Utah store
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage opened its first Utah location in Tuesday, in St. George, Utah, according to a report in southwest Utah publication Main Street Journal.
The independent grocery chain sells natural and organic products. It operates 32 stores in Colorado, Texas and New Mexico.
In April the chain announced it would be among the first grocers in the nation to go completely “bag-free,” offering no paper or plastic shopping bags at any of its stores.
Depend brand teams up with sports stars for prostate awareness
DALLAS Kimberly-Clark, through its Depend brand has partnered with Zero – The Project to End Prostate Cancer. As part of the program, the Depend brand has aligned with a team of sports legends, including Ken Griffey, Sr., Jim Colbert and Joe Cortez, who each have a unique experience with prostate cancer.
From now through 2010, proceeds from the purchase of each package of Depend Underwear for Men and Depend Guards for Men will contribute to a final donation of $250,000 to Zero to help fund education for patients, free screenings for those at risk and cancer research.
“Our hope for future generations is that prostate cancer becomes a thing of the past,” said Skip Lockwood, CEO of Zero. “We commend Kimberly-Clark and the Depend brand for their commitment to helping us eradicate this disease.”
Film sponsorship continues
Target this week continues its long-running sponsorship of the Los Angeles Film Festival.
The 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival, running June 18 to 28, is also being sponsored by Abbott Laboratories’ ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars.
Target has been a Los Angeles Film Festival premier sponsor for nine years running and will be honoring Festival filmmakers at the Target Filmmaker Awards Gala, where they will distribute the Target Filmmaker Award for Best Narrative Feature and the Target Documentary Award, each carrying an unrestricted cash prize of $50,000. Target also sponsors CineCultura – a Festival program honoring Latin films and filmmakers programmed in the Festival.