May is Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® Month at Carmike Cinemas

  May is Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® Month at Carmike Cinemas

 2014 Marks 19^th Year of Carmike’s CMN Hospitals Partnership, With Over $8.6
                            MM Raised and Counting

Business Wire

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- May 2, 2014

Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CKEC), a leading entertainment, digital cinema
and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, today announced that its valued guests and
associates will again team up on a fundraising campaign in support of
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®. Since 1996, the joint effort has helped
raise more than $8.6 million for local member CMN Hospitals, many of which are
spread throughout Carmike’s national circuit footprint. For more than three
decades, CMN Hospitals has been raising needed funds and awareness for local
children’s hospitals. Today, CMN Hospitals encompasses 170 memberhospitals
that provide 32 milliontreatments annually for children across the U.S. and

Carmike Cinemas President and Chief Executive Officer David Passman stated,
“Carmike is truly honored to once again partner with Children’s Miracle
Network Hospitals for a May fundraising campaign, now entering its 19^th year.
With the support of Carmike’s extraordinarily generous guests alongside our
enthusiastic team at more than 250 locations, we are hoping to shatter our
previous record of donations this year while continuing our partnership with
the efforts of this tremendous organization,” added Mr. Passman.

Like all Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraisers, 100 percent of
funds raised from Carmike’s campaign will help create miracles by funding
needed medical care, equipment and therapy programs that save and improve the
lives of 1 in 10 children across North America every year.

"Since 1996, Carmike Cinemas has raised an impressive $8.6 million for local
children's hospitals," said John Lauck, president and CEO at Children's
Miracle Network Hospitals. "Thanks to Carmike's continuous support through the
Miracle Balloon campaign, customers and employees are able to have an impact
on children's healthcare in their community.We can't wait to see how May
moviegoers respond to our trailer and the opportunity to make a real
difference for local kids."

About Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170
member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across
the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and
healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since
1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion,
most of it $1 at a time through the charity's Miracle Balloon icon. Its
various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit's mission to
save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why
children's hospitals need community support, identify your member hospital and
learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are, at

About Carmike Cinemas (

Carmike Cinemas, Inc. is a U.S. leader in digital cinema, 3-D cinema
deployments and one of the nation's largest motion picture exhibitors. The
Company has 252 theatres with 2,657 screens in 37 states. The circuit includes
37 premium large format auditoriums featuring state-of-the-art technology and
luxurious seating, including 22 "BigDs," 13 IMAX auditoriums and two MuviXL
screens. As "America's Hometown Theatre Chain," Carmike's primary focus is
mid-sized communities.


Carmike Cinemas, Inc.
Crystal Trawick, 706-576-3432
Marketing Project Manager
Shannon Sailors
Director of Advertising
Robert Rinderman or Jennifer Neuman
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