Children's Healthcare of Atlanta to Benefit from ChoicePoint(R) Windward Challenge

Friday, August 24, 2007 General News
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ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 23 ChoicePoint (NYSE: CPS)today announced its eighth annual Windward Challenge charity 5k, scheduled forWednesday, September 12, at 6:30 p.m., will support Children's Healthcare ofAtlanta.

The ChoicePoint Windward Challenge regularly features competitive runners,not-so-competitive runners and families with strollers and dogs. This year, araffle will be held for a free domestic coach ticket, courtesy of Delta AirLines.

In seven years, the ChoicePoint Windward Challenge has allowed the companyto gather its Windward area corporate neighbors and raise more than $400,000for a common cause. Last year, the race raised more than $92,000 and drewmore than 400 participants to support SafeAmerica and the Atlanta YWCA'sTechGYRLS initiative.

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is recognized for excellence in more than30 pediatric specialties, including cancer, cardiac, neonatal, orthopedic andtransplant care. Child magazine ranks Children's as one of the top fivechildren's hospitals nationwide and Children's is among U.S. News & WorldReport's top pediatric hospitals.

"Without the generosity of donors, Children's simply would not be able toexpand facilities and enhance services critical to meeting community demand,"said James E. Tally, president and chief executive officer of Children'sHealthcare of Atlanta. "In fact, the demand is a significant one: Atlanta'spediatric population is one of the fastest growing in the U.S. and is expectedto increase by 120,000 in the next three years. With ChoicePoint's help, wecan provide critical resources to children in need."

"At ChoicePoint, we are passionate about helping children and vulnerablepopulations. We are proud to support Children's Healthcare of Atlanta -- anonprofit that touches so many lives in the greater Atlanta community," saidDerek Smith, ChoicePoint chairman and chief executive officer.

Registration for the ChoicePoint Windward Challenge is only $20 in advanceor $25 on race day. The registration form is now available online

For questions about participating or volunteering for the race, pleasecontact Cecilie Lilletvedt Goodman at or visit

About ChoicePoint

ChoicePoint (NYSE: CPS) provides businesses, government agencies and non-profit organizations with technology, software, information and marketingservices to help manage economic and physical risks as well as identifybusiness opportunities. Each year, we help more than 100 million people whoare seeking to obtain jobs, fairly priced home and auto insurance, and whowish to rent apartments. Our authentication and anti-fraud tools improveefficiency and instill confidence in the decision-making process for ourcustomers and consumers. Consumers have free access to the reports we createat Learn what we do to protect consumer privacy byvisiting and, for more information on ourcompany, go to

ChoicePoint and the ChoicePoint logo are registered trademarks ofChoicePoint Asset Company.

SOURCE ChoicePoint

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