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Media Alert - January 12 - 5:30pm

On January 12, Kohl’s associates will volunteer at Children’s National Medical Center’s “Waiting to Exhale” asthma education session and present a check for $420,236. This marks the third year of Kohl’s support of the Kohl’s Community Asthma Program at Children’s National, which provides asthma prevention education to high-risk children and their families in the metropolitan Washington region. In the past 10 years, Kohl’s has donated more than $4 million to Children’s National Medical Center through the Kohl’s Cares® program.

WHAT:     “Waiting to Exhale” community asthma education session with special guests from Kohl’s. A short program will recognize Kohl’s for their efforts to raise money for the Kohl’s Community Asthma Program at Children’s National.

WHEN:     Wednesday, January 12
        5:30 p.m.

WHERE:     THEARC Town Hall Education Arts & Recreation Campus
            1901 Mississippi Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20020

WHO:     Kohl’s Management
Rhonique Shields-Harris, MD, Medical Director of the Children’s Health Center at THEARC, Children’s National
Stephen Teach, MD, Associate Division Chief, Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services, Children’s National
Kimberly Lane, Director of Corporate Marketing, Children’s National Medical Center
Kohl’s Associates
Community families

****RSVP Requested by Jan. 11 at 5 p.m. stwillia@cnmc.org or 301-565-8523****

Childrens National Medical Center
Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, has been serving the nation’s children since 1870. Home to Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is consistently ranked among the top pediatric hospitals by U.S.News & World Report and the Leapfrog Group. With 283 beds, more than 1,330 nurses, 550 physicians, and seven regional outpatient centers, Children’s National is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the Washington metropolitan area. Children’s National has been recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet® designated hospital, the highest level of recognition for nursing excellence that a medical center can achieve. For more information, visit http://www.ChildrensNational.org, receive the latest news from the Children's National press room, or follow us Facebook and Twitter.

Kohl’s Department Stores
Based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a family-focused, value-oriented specialty department store offering moderately priced, exclusive and national brand apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty and home products in an exciting shopping environment. By the end of September, Kohl’s will operate 1,089 stores in 49 states with a commitment to environmental leadership. In support of the communities it serves, Kohl’s has raised more than $150 million for children’s initiatives nationwide through its Kohl’s Cares® cause merchandise program, which operates under Kohl's Cares, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kohl's Department Stores, Inc. For a list of store locations and information, or for the added convenience of shopping online, visit http://www.kohls.com.

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