Wednesday, November 9, 2011

MEDIA ADVISORY -- Target and Heart of America Foundation Unveil Renovated Library

Reporters and editors: Target is holding this event tomorrow at Kimbrough
Elementary School. If you have any questions, please contact Jill
Hornbacher, Target Communications, (612) 761-2072. We hope you'll be able
to cover this exciting event.


Jack Brandais | Communications Department | San Diego Unified School
District | (619) 725-5570 (Desk) | (619) 607-0477 (Cell)


Contact: Jill Hornbacher, Target Communications, (612) 761-2072
Target Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400

Target and The Heart of America Foundation to Commemorate Veterans Day by
Unveiling a Renovated Library in San Diego

What: The Jack Kimbrough Elementary community, along with Target Corp.
(NYSE:TGT), The Heart of America Foundation, The Mission Continues ,
United Through Reading and hundreds of volunteers, will commemorate
Veterans Day and celebrate the unveiling of a newly renovated library.
This project is part of the 2011 Target School Library Makeover program
and Target¹s partnership with The Mission Continues and United Through

As part of the celebration, children¹s author Laura Numeroff will read to
students from her new book, ³If You Give a Dog a Donut.² After the event,
each student will receive eight books to take home, including Laura
Numeroff¹s new book.

The renovated space will feature 2,000 new books, eco-friendly design
elements, new furniture, carpet and shelves and technology upgrades such
as computers and iPads. As part of the library makeover, Target will also
launch a Target Meals for Minds food pantry, which will allow families to
choose from a variety of staple foods and fresh produce to take home.

Through programs such as Target School Library Makeovers, Target is on
track to give $1 billion for education, with a focus on reading, by the
end of 2015.

Who: Bill Kowba, Superintendent of San Diego Unified School District
Dr. Randy Ward, Superintendent of San Diego County Office of Education
Sally Ann Zoll, Chief Executive Officer of United Through Reading
Flavia Soria, Principal of Jack Kimbrough Elementary
Target Volunteers
The Heart of America Foundation Volunteers
The Mission Continues Volunteers
Students and Parents of Jack Kimbrough Elementary

When/ Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011; Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Remarks: 1:00
Where: Jack Kimbrough Elementary
321 Hoitt Street
San Diego, Calif. 92102

Visuals: Students and military families entering the new library space for
the first time. Target and veteran volunteers helping to put the finishing
touches on the library.


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