Bartell Drugs and Coca-Cola Invite You to Live Positively at Seattle Center’s Winterfest

  Bartell Drugs and Coca-Cola Invite You to Live Positively at Seattle
  Center’s Winterfest

    Skates and admission to ice rink free Dec. 23 for healthy, active fun*

Business Wire

BELLEVUE, Wash. -- December 18, 2012

What better way to celebrate the season than an ice skate with family and
friends at the festive Seattle Center Winterfest – trimmed with holiday cheer
and entertainment?

Locally-owned Bartell Drugs and Coca-Cola’s Northwest Region are making that
wish come true with free skates and admission on Dec. 23 from 11 a.m. to 8

“Bartell Drugs is proud to be a part of Seattle and its surrounding
communities. Our customers are the reason for Bartell’s success over the years
and because of that we are always looking for ways to give back,” said John
Weith, vice president of sales. “We have been working to help keep Seattle
families healthy for over 122 years, so the Winterfest program is a natural
fit for our customers.”

Coca-Cola’s sponsorship of the event stems from the company’s “Live
Positively” philosophy that informs every element of its business.

“Live Positively is an expression of who we are, what we do and why we’ve been
striving for decades to make a positive difference in the lives of our
consumers and in the communities where they live, work and play,” said Dean
McKillip, vice president of small stores for Coca-Cola in the Northwest

“Healthy, active living is a key pillar of that philosophy, and we’re happy to
provide opportunities for our customers to get out and be active for the

The Coca-Cola Company promotes exercise as vital to everyone’s health and
well-being. By supporting physical activity and nutrition education programs
in the communities it serves, Coca-Cola is working to help provide workable
solutions to the problem of obesity and support efforts to increase physical
activity worldwide.

Coca-Cola sponsors more than 280 physical activity and nutrition education
programs in more than 115 countries. In all, millions of people have
participated in Coca-Cola–sponsored activities in their communities. For more
information, please visit

*Up to $7 value per person. Includes skate rental, limited to availability. No
purchase or ticket required. Valid 12/23/2012 only.

About Bartell Drugs

Seattle-based Bartell Drugs owns and operates 58 stores throughout King,
Pierce and Snohomish counties. Family-owned since 1890, it is the oldest
family-owned drugstore chain in the United States. For more information on
Bartell Drugs, visit

About The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company,
refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by
Coca-Cola, the world’s most valuable brand, our Company’s portfolio features
15 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero,
vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally,
we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and
juices and juice drinks. Through the world’s largest beverage distribution
system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of
1.8 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building
sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our
environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe,
inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic
development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling
partners, we rank among the world’s top 10 private employers with more than
700,000 system associates. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey  at, follow us on Twitter at or
check out our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at

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